Saturday, December 24, 2005

Have A Holly-Jolly Christmas!

MERRY CHRISTMAS to ALL! This photo was taken right outside the office where I work. I used a friend's Kodak EasyShare and snapped 6-7 photos. This was the best of the bunch.

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Turn One...

This is the view of Carolina Motor- sports Park's turns one and two... with several Porsches roaring through it. BTW, if you enjoy this type of racing (not to mention drooling over the cars), like I do, you might want to check out the Walter Mitty Challenge in Atlanta, GA. Drop an email to CMP and let them know you'd like to see the HSR Event held there annually, too.

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

What?!? Another Porsche

You betcha! This photo shows a late 1960s Porsche 911 (or was it a 912). In any event, it was FAST! I love listening to the distinctly "winding out" of a Porsche engine. AWESOME!

Monday, December 19, 2005

"Double-Naught" Bullet

Here's another fine example of German auto engi- neering. This photo was also taken at the Carolina Motorsports Park HSR event during Labor Day Weekend, 2004. Featured is an early 1970s Porsche 911 wide body. BTW, the guy at the wheel is a 16 year old whose coming up in racing circles. Keep an eye on 00!

Sunday, December 18, 2005

One Of My Favorite Cars - The Porsche 911

This photo was taken during a family weekend trip to Kershaw, SC. We attended Historic Sportscar Racing Association's inaugural event at the Carolina Motorsports Park. What an awesome weekend! The kids had a great time and my wife fell in love with a sport I've been interested in since my teen years -- IMSA style auto racing. Some of the marques represented at the races were Porsche, Lotus, Mazda, Panoz, Chevrolet, Ford and BMW.
The car shown in this photo is one of all-time favorites, a beautiful yellow, slant nose Porsche 911. In the coming weeks, I hope to be able to bring you several more photos of racing cars from the HSR event in Kershaw/Camden, SC.

Thursday, December 15, 2005

Is It A Snowflake?

This flower looked so much like a snowflake to me. It was amazing. The photo was taken along a mountain road in western North Carolina. I have always enjoyed calling North Carolina home. Can you guess why?

Saturday, December 10, 2005

Daisy, Daisy, Give Me Your Answer True...

I'm half crazy... oh well, I *feel* half crazy some- times. :-) This is yet another photo- graph taken while on the 2005 mission trip to the mountains of... you guessed it, North Carolina. Daisies are such beautiful flowers. I may play around with the original (much larger) image and see if I can do something fun with it. We'll see soon...

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

"Orange Blossom" Special

OK, so this is not a true orange blossom, but it is an ORANGE blossom. Like many of the others posted on the Blog_o_Foto, this picture was taken along a rocky road in the mountains of North Carolina. Just a mile or so from where this blossom was located, I could see Tennessee. If you've never visited this area of the country, you owe it to yourself to see the sights of the Appalachian Mountains (an hour or so off the Blueridge Parkway).

Sunday, December 04, 2005

Fall Deck-orations

My stepmother is gifted at putting little items together and using them for "deck- orations". This photo shows her Fall, 2005 display -- situated on the back deck of my parents' home.

Friday, December 02, 2005

Shrooms, Dude!

Do you know what you're looking at? Well, you can make a very good guess from the title. This is a crop of gorgeous rust colored mushrooms. They popped up in the front yard after a 3-day rain shower during the Fall of this year. This closeup view reminds me of human or aquatic mammal skin. What do you think?