Poole’s General Store

Poole’s General Store

My painted version of Seneca Store (Poole’s General Store) History At the turn of the last century, this was one of over a 100 general stores found throughout Montgomery County. But as the Seneca Store celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2001, there were less than 25 of these local mercantile operations that remained. Since 1901, […]

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’50s Hot Rods

’50s Hot Rods

The fifties were the time when big things were happening on the automotive scene. Corvette was being unveiled. The Nash Healy was on the list of things to buy and the era of the 50’s hot rods was in full swing. Aside from the sports cars, some of the other more popular hot rods were […]

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Laural Md Car Show

Laural Md Car Show

Saturday, I visited the Laural MD “MVA” car show. Fist time there but definitely was not disappointed. While the show did seem down from previous years, there were still enough cars and vendors to view. One of the vehicles that caught my eye was this motorcycle. I played around with it a bit and here […]

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RIP Cassie

RIP Cassie

In March, our beloved ‘Cassie’  (upper right on home page) died of canine cancer.  We knew it was coming so we were prepared somewhat but losing a pet after nine years still hurts.  Cassie was our first female rottie and her personality was totally different from anything we had previously experienced.  She was ‘girlie’ all […]

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Nighthawks redux

Nighthawks redux

(click image for larger view) I went out tonight to try out some of the ‘scene’ settings on the FZ1000. I was especially intrigued by one setting called “hand-held night shots.”  I’ve always wanted to shoot a photo of our local Baja Fresh restaurant because the setting always reminded me of Hopper’s “Nighthawks” painting.  I […]

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When will Detroit stop stifling competition?

I’m not sure what got me to thinking about it but I was browsing the net looking for information on the Tucker. Remember the tucker? Only 51 were ever made and they were shut down because of a lawsuit brought by the government (and pushed for by the big three). The car was way ahead […]

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Quick and Cheap Garage Organizing Ideas

Garage organizing is a project that no one gets excited about. And when you think about garage organizing, the thought of an expensive garage organizational system often comes to mind. But getting your garage in order does not need to be expensive. There are plenty of ways to save money when you tackle this organizing […]

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