Ass Kickin’ Car Show – Our First with the Orange Pony

ass-kickin-1Goodyear, Arizona.

Since Lynn and I started wintering in Arizona, I’ve been looking for an older, (read inexpensive) convertible for us to explore Arizona on those warmer winter days. This summer, in Fargo, I finally found one that was not only affordable for me, but is in excellent condition, and at 13 years old, is well on its way to becoming a classic.  Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – It IS Easy Being Green

Scottsdale, Arizona.

In recognition of St. Patrick’s Day and in conjunction with the first signs of Spring, the Photo Challenge is wearing green this week. Michelle W. asks us to step back from the usual challenge and present a gallery of green. You can read the entire challenge post here. Of course, one of the first thoughts that came to my mind was the brightly colored collection of automobiles I see every year at the annual auto auction. Continue reading

Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2017 – I Can Look, Can’t I?

barrett-jackson-2017-12Scottsdale, Arizona.

Last week, Barrett-Jackson concluded their 2017 Scottsdale auction, an event I haven’t missed since 2012. There are very few cars that I could afford, and those that I might be able to buy, I probably wouldn’t want, anyway. However that doesn’t stop me from looking at all the beautiful automotive eye candy. Continue reading

Barrett-Jackson 2017 – Scottsdale Anticipation

ranchwagon-part-hdr-1Scottsdale, Arizona.

I got an email recently reminding me that Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale is scheduled for January 14-22, 2017. Since coming to Arizona in the winter of 2011-2012, I haven’t missed a visit to the annual auto auction. Tickets have been ordered, and I am looking forward to seeing all of the great classic cars. Continue reading

Cellpic Sunday – 11 December 2016

ass-kickin-mustang-1Goodyear, Arizona.

Ever since we decided to winter in Arizona, we’ve been looking for a nice, relatively inexpensive convertible that we could leave in Arizona. This summer, at home in Fargo, we found one. Someone I’ve known for some time decided to sell his 2004 Mustang. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Transmogrify

transmorgrify-1Scottsdale, Arizona.

This week, Michelle W. suggests that we focus our challenge images on change; specifically “Transmogrify”. From the challenge post, “…transmogrify, which means, ‘to change in appearance or form, especially strangely or grotesquely; transform.” You can view the entire challenge post here. Continue reading