Tag Archives: Trans-American Challenge

Our engine is being pulled


May 23: Day 16. We are in Kalispell, MT, and the car is at the last antique VW repair place we know of before 2000 miles to Alaska.  We took the car in for a  routine service, and they found an oil … Continue reading

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Save the Road Warrior


May 18: Day off. Time to catch up. So, to back up. On Wednesday on our run from Colorado Springs to Durango, we crossed three mountain passes, each 11,000 ft. OK, the last one was only 10, 018, but the first … Continue reading

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Two days, four states


May 15: I must write today because we have covered so much territory that I can’t even keep up. Usually I post a photo of the flower in Stewball‘s bud vase, but this seemed more appropriate for today.  Since we … Continue reading

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Good and Bad- All in one day.


May 13: Mother’s day driving from Memphis to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. This was a great drive and a special one for us since we met with CD White, a reporter  in Eureka Springs. She is writing several different articles on the back … Continue reading

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Bags are packed but before we go . . .


May 4: Tomorrow morning we leave with Stewball and head to NY for the beginning of our rally, but last evening, 6:17 (Eastern time to be exact) we had a live radio interview with Cynthia Brian. For those of you who … Continue reading

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Sexy New Skin


April 5: Now that I’ve got your attention. This is really about Stewball’s new Wheelskin. Steering wheel that is. Type 1 VWs have very small diameter steering wheels. I mean the diameter of the ring you  hold, not the overall diameter-that’s big. So large … Continue reading

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Dear Richard Petty


Feb. 28: Dear Mr. Petty, I’ve never written a letter before to anyone of importance, so please bear with me. I have just received my decals for the Trans-American  Challenge from Endurorally Association in England and my number for this event … Continue reading

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