Tag Archives: cars and car spotting

“let’s add cars to old landscape paintings”

We seem to be on a fine art kick here on the old blog recently, and I say if we can catch a trend we should saddle it up and ride it off into the sunset.  So when I was … Continue reading

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car spotting– knight xv

Just what everybody needs: here’s a first ever in-the-wild spot of the Knight XV fully armored luxury custom SUV.  This 13,000 lb monster, built on a Ford F550 Super Duty platform and powered by either a V-10 gas motor or … Continue reading

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car spotting– a little bit of ’56

Across the street from the drugstore, one day last week, I saw a nifty little ’56 Chevy.  A very little ’56 Chevy– “Chopster” is seriously shortened, a whole door shorter than the standard wheelbase Chevy wagon it must once have … Continue reading

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spotted: 2014 ford transit connect wagon (and larry’s chicken)

Saw the new model Ford Transit Connect in its Wagon form for the first time on Sunday at the grocery store and grabbed these pics.  This Ford of Europe car-truck thing is significant for several reasons, all clustering around its … Continue reading

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on car spotting and phone cameras

The car spotter’s natural ally is the smartphone camera.  When I think of all the cool cars I saw in the years before the invention of the phone cam, I am filled with a vague sense of both nostalgia and … Continue reading

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hot day, cool car, phone camera

The first hot weekend after a long winter brings out the cars, not just the convertibles, from lowly Sebrings to Miatas and Mustangs to Audis and those new little Mercedes with the pie plate sized logos in the grilles, but … Continue reading

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car spotting on the internet

A visit to the house email account yesterday afternoon uncovered a missive from reader Sean Bieri, who can be relied on to have something interesting to share.  Yesterday’s email was no exception: he handed me this picture, which he had … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday– edison’s other car

We’ve already established that Edison,  Kekionga’s Radio Whizbang (still working on that) drives a big old Studebaker touring car from the 1920s, especially when the girls want to go for a joyride.  But when he’s by himself and in a … Continue reading

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the shoebox time machine

As I might have mentioned previously, I have been cleaning out the studio for the last week or so, and today I ventured into the closet.  I don’t think the door has been opened for 15 years and at least … Continue reading

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dire corgi in the footwell

No real excuse for these ridiculously cute corgi pictures, except perhaps that they illustrate that amusing distortion that you get when you shoot a closeup with a wide angle lens*. So much direness packed into the footwell of a Toyota … Continue reading

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