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

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

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

Weekly Photo Challenge – Numbers

Numbers-1Scottsdale, Arizona.

It’s all about the numbers at Barrett-Jackson’s Auto Auctions held around the country throughout the year. In this week’s photo challenge, Ben Huberman asks us to share a photo that puts numbers front and center. You can read Ben’s entire challenge post here. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns

“Gee, our old LaSalle ran great… Those were the days”
Archie and Edith Bunker on All in the Family opening theme.
This photo features a 1932 LaSalle.

Scottsdale, AZ

This afternoon, I spent some time driving around Fargo and West Fargo looking for a suitable subject for this week’s photo challenge. I saw several possibilities, but nothing that struck me enough to stop the car and take out the camera. As I headed toward the Red River Valley fairgrounds Continue reading