Weekly Photo Challenge – Rounded

Scottsdale, Arizona.

Ben Huberman, in this week’s Photo Challenge post says, “Goodbye, straight lines. Hello, curves.” He asks for our take on the term “rounded.” You can read the entire challenge post here. Continue reading


Weekly Photo Challenge – Ooh, Shiny!

A beautiful ’57 Chevy restoration.

OK, so maybe I took this week’s photo challenge too literally. Andrea Badgley mentions that butterflies are her distraction and she drops everything to photograph one when she sees it. You can read her entire challenge post here. For me, distractions that capture my attention also happens to be actual shiny objects, and some not so shiny. Continue reading

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