Monthly Archives: July 2016

Katy Trail Park

The Katy Trail State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Missouri that contains the Katy Trail, a recreational rail trail that runs 240 miles (390 km) in the right-of-way of the former Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad.[1] Running largely along … Continue reading

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Walking along North Main Street in Old St. Charles, Missouri is always fun to do.  The shops, the historic buildings, the restaurants, wineries and pubs and on this day a herd of Pokemon Go people all hunched over looking at … Continue reading

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I’ve been…

There and back again and will probably go back one or two more times this year.  It was ridiculously hot and humid with two very serious thunderstorms.  But there was fun, too much food, a pub, a tulle skirt (aka … Continue reading

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1940 Packard

The hood ornaments of yesteryear are works of art like this beauty on a 1940 Packard.  And with this lovely I will be leaving you for awhile.  Not only do I need to take a bit of a break from … Continue reading

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It’s in the details

A few cars of today have some very nice details but nothing compared to the classics and this 1929 Buick had plenty of details to spare.  These are real wood spokes.  I spent some time between this car and it’s … Continue reading

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Grillin’ with a 1935 Buick

I wanted to meet the owner of this auto not only because the vehicle was stunning (they don’t make grills and headlights like this anymore; haven’t in forever actually) but because he was from my home town of St. Louis, … Continue reading

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Yeah right sure uh huh….. But anyway, today I was a model for a digital art and fashion magazine which today was shooting the designers of the future; designers from schools both local and from other parts of the country.  … Continue reading

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The British were there! The British were there!

There is always a British Marques section at the auto show and it is a must visit for us.  Even though the Jaguar’s and Bentley’s had their own separate and larger sections from the British Marques grouping, I’m including a … Continue reading

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Nice Ash!

Ash wood that is on this 1950 Buick Roadmaster Wagon; I did actually tap on it to feel it – very real wood!  This owner went to a flea market to get all of the accessories for his car but … Continue reading

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Before and After – 1929 Buick Sport Roadster

Attending car shows is great fun, seeing all of the magnificent vehicles and partaking of the goodies from the food trucks; if you take the time to talk to the owners you will learn so much more about the autos … Continue reading

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