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June 2008

Uncle Abben

This post has been a long time coming. Last November, Mary and I were fortunate to be able to take a trip to Anaheim to visit my uncle, Abben Feikema. It was a great treat. He and I had stayed in touch on the phone and with frequent emails (normally inspirational ones from Abben). While […]

18th Anniversary

Last weekend, to celebrate our eighteenth anniversary we went to the Bayport Cookery. It was during their Morel Fest so we were in for a treat. A couple of sample images (not necessarily what we were served but a good indication): Yowsa…it was great. Here is what we were in store for: * ~ First […]


Maybe I should switch my allegiance to ‘Vettes. Sweet!

Cool Studebaker

But this was the coolest…not exactly OEM.

Old Studebakers

I did find a couple of other Studes…

1951 Stude

I went in search of a 1951 Studebaker Landcruiser. This was as close as I got, a ’51 Champion. Needs some TLC. The ’51 I had was jet black and 35,000 miles (28,000 driven by my great Aunt Kathryn to church and back).

Lakeside Garden

It has been a very cold, wet spring. While it has restricted how much golf we’ve been able to play, it certainly has made the garden as lush as it has ever been. Several varieties of Hosta, lush Ferns (which seem to grow as well outside the garden as in it), Astilbe, and massive Bleeding […]