After all this - Why do you think I put my list badge on the windshield
and bring beer???
At this exact moment in time 9/23/99 15:30, firstname.lastname@example.org made the
>Over the years I have been taking cars to shows I have won some 1st and
>sundry other awards. I have never restored a car for the sole purpose of
>showing it and prefer to drive them to shows when I can. Most of the
>awards I have received are somewhere down in the basement collecting dust.
> I also drive my cars frequently for fun and to many local events that
>involve a driving itinerary. I have taken my 1967 Lotus 7 to shows in
>Columbus, Ohio - I think the car is in good shape for a thirty something
>year old - but the organizers have it competing against 1996 and 1997
>Caterham 7's (Duh!). I have gone beyond the point of being astounded
>and amazed at what has merited an award when I realize that a handy circle
>of friends and acquaintenances improve the probability of winning over
>something better . So I am resigned to enjoying my cars and making new
>acquaintenances and making new friends and enjoying myself independent of
>whatever transpires at car meets/shows.
Keep your top down and your chin up
Larry B. Macy, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St. - 1015 Gates
Philadelphia, PA 19104