Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Sunday, October 18, 2009
On Friday evening, the CHRR holds its annual Awards Celebration, where the Honorees are presented a Wally trophy and a portrait by "Shannon Olson". I was told to pass on thank you's to her by many.
Below is Grand Marshall, Jess Tyree, a very nice man.
After the awards, a couple of race cars were fired up in the Double Tree Hotel parking lot, which happened to be jam packed with people. It was a night of good friends getting together and reminiscing about old times. Some of the stories are unbelievable, but true. Here are Gary Cochran, Mike Kuhl, Carl Olson and Frank Bradley talking about the time Mike threw an M-80 over the fence at Fremont Drag Strip at Frank, who then pulled out a gun and fired at Mike and Carl as they sped away. Oh sure, they can all laugh about it now.
Matt and his buddies running their new/old funnycar for the first time.
Art Chrisman's Hustler I, stripped down bare and ready to be repainted.
The Green Monster, newly restored by Art Chrisman.
Here is Don Garlits.
Sunday, October 11, 2009
We decided to eat at one of the restaurants on Olvera street. So we're eating and Teresa says "look who's here, Cathy and Tim Peron". Of all things - there they were, along with Ty and Kim and Kelly and Neil. They were out goofing around for the day.
Teresa and I were on a mission to find certain treasures, and we did. We caught the 3:25 train back to Pomona. The train was pretty empty going there, but just about full on the return run.
It was weird going to Olvera Street and not drinking a Margarita (or 4), I think that was my first time.
Bye for now, Kathy
Friday, October 9, 2009
Tomorrow, then will run again. You can follow them at www.spectreperformance.com/blog
for their regular updates.
Friday, October 2, 2009
We went to the park in the neighborhood and brought the helicopter with us. Ryder loves it because it flies really high and he can chase it (which makes him really tired).
On Wednesday, Carl and I and Ryder went to the train depot at 11 am. We caught the eastbound Metrolink and got off in Upland, which was 3 stops away. We hung out in Upland for 20 minutes, then took the returning train back to Pomona North.
OK, we fixed it.
A little boy brought some hot wheels cars and they had fun rolling them down the slide.