Tag Archives: Buick

The Buick Goes to a Wedding

  What does one do with a 76-year-old car? I drive mine to various cruises and car shows. The condition of my 1941 Buick is such that it will never win any awards but it does attract an abundance of … Continue reading

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Puttering Around with the Buick

Lately I have been spending more time working on the Buick. The car is about to turn 75 years old. It’s about time I paid more attention to it. I’ve joined the Antique Automobile Club of America and the local … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Buicks

Some years ago shortly after purchasing the ’41 Buick Roadmaster I noticed that it had a rather unpleasant odor. It was something different from the typical ‘old car’ fragrance. My temporary response was to stick an air freshener to the dash. … Continue reading

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2015 Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival

Somehow I heard about the Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival. It takes place on the grounds of the Klingberg Family Centers, an organization that has served children and families since 1903. (Note: clicking on any image will enlarge it. Use the … Continue reading

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Automotive Collectibles, part II

(Note: enlarged versions of all illustrations will appear in a new tab if you click on the photo. Also, if you really like the ’41 Buick, please check out the Gallery that I put together on Flickr.) The previous posting here … Continue reading

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Automotive Collectibles to Enhance the 1941 Buick (or whatever car you own) – Part I

The snow outside my window is melting quickly (although there may be more on the way) and the first day of spring is only three days away. Lately my spare time has been taken up with working on an old … Continue reading

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Decorating with Antiques, New England Style

My wife and I have  been collecting various sorts of antiques for many years now. Some people would call it collecting junk. Some might call it decorating. No matter how you look at it, antiquing provides us with an abundance … Continue reading

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The Old Car Sleuth

When I retired from teaching I decided to get myself a retirement gift. (I didn’t really fully retire .. I worked two other jobs during the next 11 years). I always had my heart set on owning an antique car. … Continue reading

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