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December 27th, 2006

…to us. This week, the CarPort celebrates two years in business. Our first feature was published on the last Wednesday of 2004, establishing a tradition to which we’ve adhered, with few exceptions, ever since. In that time there have been 103 “issues” of this cybermagazine (I don’t call it a blog), usually uploaded shortly after….
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December 20th, 2006

…to be jolly; falalalalah, la lah-lah-lah! On Saturday, Jill and I harvested boughs of holly, with which to deck our halls. Yuletide is nearly upon us. Our neighborhood is a festival of lights, from the very simple to the more ambitious, to a coveside extravaganza. My favorite display is over on Stoddard’s Wharf Road, where….
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December 13th, 2006

Last week brought an anniversary to our household: thirty years ago on the 3rd of December Angus the Hudson came to live with us. Angus was not our first Hudson; I had been dabbling at restoring a 1939 Hudson that I had rescued from the woods about three years earlier, but I realized that at….
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December 6th, 2006

I believe that cars belong on roads, not trailers. I used to think nothing of driving Angus the Hudson fifty miles each way to attend a show, but I’ve softened somewhat. I’ve owned trailers for more than thirty years, principally for moving cars that don’t run or are unregistered, so now sometimes I’ll load Angus….
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Serendipity: n. An aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident.
“They were always making discoveries, by accident and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of.”
Horace Walpole, The Three Princes of Serendip
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