Monthly Archives: April 2011

Home again, home again,jiggity jig


Wednesday afternoon, we left San Francisco and then drove to the loading dock in Oakland. Stewball was the only race car to make it to the dock on schedule. We did have to have a wheel-bearing replaced but all was ready by … Continue reading

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The final final


Day 13: No rally today, but we still had time pressure to get to San Francisco. Ed had an appointment with an air-cooled VW service place to have the oil changed, greasing and adjusting values. Tassi  uncover a front-wheel bearing that needs to … Continue reading

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Thrills and Spills


Day 12: Our longest, hardest day. Salt Lake City to Reno. 541 miles. Snow, rain and sleet. Lots of climbing. Crossed Sonoma Peak at 9395 ft. Then, it gradually dawned on us, even in ideal weather, no one could make … Continue reading

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Dramatic Scenery,Dramatic Breakdowns


  Day 11. Left Gateway, Co this morning driving back along the canyon that we entered yesterday. Dramatic scenery, waterfalls and sheer cliffs. Tight time today we all thought until we discovered all the GPSs were reading wrong and the distance … Continue reading

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Snow and Go…….Slow


Day 10: Scores finally. We are in second place in the Schuster division and 3rd overall. We feel pretty good with this standing considering our underpowered Stewball. Thank you, Gary, our mechanic extraordinaire, Stewball is running better than ever. We … Continue reading

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Where the cows and the antelope play


Day 9. First, I need to thank everyone for the feedback you are leaving on the novel. We are getting as many comments on the book as our blog! That feels really good. Maybe we do have a winner. OK, … Continue reading

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Cowboys and Autos


Day 8. To Dodge City, KS. No need to hunt new flowers. My carnations still are beautiful. No time today either. Long day of driving. This will be the norm now. Lots of ground to cover in the western states. … Continue reading

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