Eliaza and I (Part 1)

Her name was Eliaza. She was like the sun (to paraphrase from the script). For two years, she was my seasonal lover—a 1973 Mercedes Benz 280 SE 4.5.

I’d fallen in love with the car during my adolescence, probably after I’d seen Roger Moore, as 007, having removed the tyres and somehow got the car on railway tracks, outpace a train while driving in reverse!

I’d picked her up in Anoka, for a little over a grand then spent over a year […Read more »]

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All systems go!

Everything is in place and meetings and rehearsals are finished and everybody is in a state of readiness. We start filming TRIUMPH67, for 18 aggressively scheduled days, on July 18th, 2009. All locations are around the Twin Cities, Minnesota area. We should wrap up filming on August 7th, 2009.

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A Wedding of Sorts

Weddings cramp my style in more ways than I can describe, even when I adore the newlyweds. A wedding scheduled two hours before an important appointment related to Triumph67 and taking place while a snow storm raged outside proved slightly more than inconvenient. I was an hour and a half late for the latter!

I was scheduled to meet Dan and Waiel. I had met Waiel through a mutual friend a couple of months earlier, when we both had quickly learned […Read more »]

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