Tag Archives: Sports

Ah, An Esprit!

Since I didn’t grow up in the US, a lot of the older cars in museums are not ones that I knew about as a kid.  However, a Lotus Esprit is one right out of my childhood.  I fell in … Continue reading

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Last Skiing of the Season

For the serious skier, nothing should get in the way of your sport – not even a lack of snow.  We were in Squaw Valley at the end of the skiing season.  The weather was lovely and warm with loads … Continue reading

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Chicago Fire

Another throwback sports event today. The Chicago Fire MLS team opened their stadium at Toyota Park shortly after we moved to the city. We only went to watch one game so I don’t have a whole bunch of pictures of … Continue reading

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Gas Pumps

If you are going to have a museum to cars, why not include a tribute to the thing that makes them go? While fuel itself is not terribly suitable for an exhibit, the pumps that provide it prove to be … Continue reading

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Aston Martins

Aston Martin is not a company that has varied the styling of its cars significantly over the years. There are several shapes that have formed the basis of their designs but they have been quite effective at making the most … Continue reading

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Ferraris at Blackhawk

I am certainly partial to a modern Ferrari. In recent years, Maranello has turned out some really gorgeous looking cars and I wouldn’t mind having the chance to play with one or two of them if the opportunity were to … Continue reading

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Cheerleading at the Shockers

Aside from the basketball game at Wichita State, there was plenty of entertainment between the plays, Various competitions were held for people to try and win prizes and the cheering squad were there too. The cheerleaders did their thing and … Continue reading

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Wichita State Basketball

A work trip had me in Oklahoma City one week and needing to be back the next. I did have the option to fly home and then come back again. However, the length of the trip meant that I would … Continue reading

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Kiteboarders on the Ocean

Our run up the Pacific Coast Highway included a brief stop at one of the beaches as we passed by. We had a dinner reservation in Half Moon Bay and had some time in hand so standing on the shore … Continue reading

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Dublin Gaels Soccer

Our local high school has a strong sports setup and Nancy and I had been to see a football game last year. I blogged about that here if you want to check back. I was recently discussing this with a … Continue reading

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