Monday, October 15, 2007

Love Those Antique Cars. . .

We were on an outing with friends on Saturday to the Point Vicente Interpretive Center, a major whale watching site, and the neighboring Point Vicente Lighthouse. For some unknown reason, I did not take any pictures at either location and the links above will have to suffice.

However, while walking to the lighthouse we came upon a gathering of members of a local Model-T club and I did snap the following photos:

What can I say? I have loved the early cars ever since my youth in the Motor City. One of my brothers and his friends even owned a Model-T which they painted chartreuse and named Feetlebaum, taken from the hapless race horse in the song by that name recorded by Spike Jones and the City Slickers in 1947.

To paraphrase an old adage, you can take the boy out of Detroit but you can't take Detroit out of the boy.

1 comment:

Eric Valentine said...

Wow Leon, can you imagine how much those oldies are worth?...

The mere mention of Soike Jones & the city slickers rings bells for me.

I remember as a kid all the hilarious songs I used to hear on the radio of coursee, no TV in those days. :)