Monthly Archives: October 2015

One Man’s Custom, Rd II

Out with Gateway VCOA today in our XC90 for their annual fall colors drive, which ran right up old US 66 to Hamel and then back via Country Classic Cars in near Staunton. This, believe it or not, started out … Continue reading

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The Search for the Piasa Bird

Obviously, this time of year, the days are variable where weather’s concerned.  However, last Saturday, following Cars & Coffee, four SLTOA members in three Triumphs (Spitfire, TR6 and TR8) made the most of an incredibly great day to get out, … Continue reading

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Cars & Coffee 2015 – Finito!

  Just another great, fun morning up at Westport at the last Cars & Coffee for 2015.  The weather truly cooperated although it was a mite chilly early on, McD’s and StL Bread Co undoubtedly did a land office business … Continue reading

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Center Ice Days 6-7: Homeward Bound

No LBCs…but apparently I caught Dr Who getting driving lessons…   Not much to add to the last two days of this road trip: up early on Monday heading up the Oregon coast via US 101, across the Columbia to … Continue reading

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Center Ice Days 4-5: LBC Sighting

Y’all know how it goes…take a week or so off to do the important stuff in life like visiting kids/grandkids/exotic locales, etc.  Then you return to work and doggoned if your boss and coworkers present you with a list of … Continue reading

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Center Ice Day 3: VICTORY!

After a rather long day on both sides of the Columbia River, I was all prepared to run the photo above, make a comment of “neat/interesting American heavy metal parts/car dealership in Vancouver” and move on to day four of … Continue reading

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Center Ice Day 2: Doing That Clackamas Thing

Pulled a 20-hour day yesterday followed by 10 hours of sleep, therefore YFE was somewhat lucid when he pulled out this AM to check in with daughter No. 2 and her family down in Wilsonville.   Stopped at a mini-mart to … Continue reading

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Center Ice Day 1: Back on the Road

No, not British, but rather unique and rare: a Datsun 510 wagon, seen in Woodland, WA.  Didn’t get the camera unlimbered in time to shoot the front of the car; a Japanese flag dominates the hood.   Wednesday, 7 October: … Continue reading

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Fulton Overnighter

Hoo-hah, great weekend trip, even if YFE had to depart early Saturday afternoon while the rest of the crew spent the night in Fulton.  From all reports, those who stayed that evening, had dinner together and breakfast the next AM … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Autocross

I’ve lost track of which autocross this actually was in the Boeing Sports Car Club series BUT, despite the solid overcast and cool temps, a good number of drivers and cars turned out for the 4 October event.  John Maneke … Continue reading

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