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Re: Car Show Judging

To: "Edwin McCarroll" <>, "MG List" <>
Subject: Re: Car Show Judging
From: Larry Macy <>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 1999 16:10:45 -0400
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, made the 
profound statement:

>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. 

Larry Macy
78 Midget

Keep your top down and your chin up

Larry B. Macy, Ph.D.
System Administrator/Manager
Neuropsychiatry Section
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St. - 1015 Gates
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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