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Adventures From 2003 to 2014...
(All Copyrighted Videos Have Registered Thousands Of Views)

Welcome
 
1940's...

A German child climbs the rubble of a bombed out city looking for food and sees an American Tank. Whereas, American soldiers wave the child over, place him on the tank and drive off. Though the child was both exhilarated and scared, his fears would subside when the American soldiers gave him his first taste of American chocolates. Thus, a chance encounter sparked great affections for all things America.

1960's...

A logger waves a small child over and places him on a dozer and drives off. The child was also exhilarated and scared, as he broke the age old warning: "Beware of Strangers". Years later the young man also became infatuated with his father's American "Finned Cars" and their futuristic looks.
 
2003...

The German and American meet, a friendship created and adventures follow. The German, who never lost his childhod infatuation with America, would often comment on America's grandeur and what she had achieved in just 500 years. All of which, resulted in the most positive experiences where the admiration and respect for America exceeded what many might envision.
 

A Beginning...


Shortly before, the author recovered from a inflicted illness which was not expected. Then the author and his wife would purchase their 1956 Imperial, the author informed his wife that this car will change our lives! The car then leading both to a Vintage Car Group and a Good Guys Car Show at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. All of which, lit the spark from that point forward.





  2003: Lowes Motor Speedway in N.C.
Our first out-of-state "Good Guys Event" in Charlotte, North Carolina.
     
     
  Mille Miglia In Europe - 2005
We attend our first out-of-country event in Europe.
     
     
  Carlisle Events - 2006
"Violators will be prosecuted. Friends, Family, that means you."



The following video includes our announcements in Austria and in Hungary. All carried out in an American Flagged Vintage Imperial wearing our then home State’s License Plate.




  Austria's International Land Rally - 2006
He seemed to enjoy the photo & coin album, American State Quarter and smiled when he opened up the Star Spangled Pen.
     
     
  AACA In Hershey P.A - 2006
On our way along US route 50 to Hershey Pennsylvania for the Antique Automobile club of America Nationals.



2008 Summit Inn...


The following video is of an Annual WPC Event that was held in Union Town PA. All of which illustrates member's vintage cars and period correct clothing that just added to the overall setting.

 



     
  Immigrants
They had interest in the overall decedents of European immigrants, which we represented. How they lived, and what they achieved..
     

Hungary 2008...

A friend points out that five centuries earlier people were sitting on the same Austrian Pub oak bench that I was sitting on long before America was even discovered! He then leaning forward and asking; Do you know now realize what your country has achieved in just 500 years!

Hungary and what it had achieved in just 16 years was then mentioned.  They loved their new freedoms and danced, their wine cellars needed to be experienced! You will go to places few Americans have been before!




     
  Hungary - 2008
We arrive in Hungary and America couldn't have found a better Ambassador of Goodwill then Valerie!
     
     
  Chicago - 2009
"Our next stop was the "Cozy Dog Drive In. (My favorite). We had cozy dogs, fries and orange sodas".
     
     
  Canada - 2010
"...the City of Toronto increased Casa Loma's annual property taxes ... and Pellatt ... was forced to auction off..."
 
 
     
  The Blue Ridge Parkway
Scenic Drives.
     


Canada 2010....

The taking of our Imperial and Newport to Niagara Falls and Toronto Canada in 2010 would finish our International Vintage Events. Nonetheless, be it Canada, America or Europe, Valerie's poise made her the best Ambassador of Goodwill that any could ever hope for.






  Hungary - 2011
"Gretel ask if I am ok. I am having thoughts of my father "Little Dickey Marsh."
     
     
  Niagara - 2012
"My wife said she knew what would cheer us up. Not only a trip to Niagara Falls, but one that involved a car show. So, off we went."
     
     
  The Men - 2014
"Anthony would later tell me that I knocked it out of the park. A compliment, did I hear a compliment".



America 2014...

New visitors arrived in October of 2014. Whereas, Valerie planned non-vintage excursions to Pittsburgh's Iron City. AACA Hershey, Niagara Falls, Dearborn Michigan, the Home of the Henry Ford. Then back home where we viewed the The Men That Built America. An excursion exemplified by this earlier cross-excisional video.



January of 2015:


Our 2014 America Excursions had been one of our most successful. However, two months later, Valerie was given the Generic Antibiotic Levofloxacin for a simple ear infection. She complained the next day to the prescribing medical establishment of side affects and was told it was normal and to finish the prescription. Nine days later she was bedfast and unable to move.

By July of 2015, we had moved to the foothills of the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains in NC. However, Valerie's health issues would take ever hold, ending our vintage travel excursions. 





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