The show season is winding down in all but a few locations of the country right now. Most of you are most likely tucking your pride and joy away for the winter season. Don’t be in too big of hurry to put it away just yet. We actually went to fewer shows this year but tried to drive our cars a little more. Recently we had the opportunity to join some new friends here in Middle TN for a fall cruise through the TN hills and fall foliage ending up at a club member’s home in the woods overlooking a creek and waster fall. It was a terrific day.
Taking your car out on the road and enjoying it with other car lovers is a very rewarding experience. We still enjoy the occasional show that gives people without cars an opportunity to come out and visit with people who do. It is our chance to educate and hopefully encourage others to join us by finding their own entry level car. Once they have that first collector car it will likely not be their last.
Our fall tour stayed on some major back roads that wind through scenic TN hills. The speeds were kept at or below the speed limit since the cars ranged from modern day sports cars, muscle cars to early 30s vehicles. We had no breakdowns or other incidents which might mar the day. When we arrived at our destination after an hour and half drive we were treated to some of the most beautiful and peaceful scenery that can be found any were in the US. The beauty of the natural and man made surrounding was matched by the food that was brought by the participants. The friendships of those who love cars always provides a great day.
The weather was crisp but the sun was out and the fire pit was welcome and warm. A stroll in the woods to a neighboring water fall was breathtaking. It was a perfect fall day; a nice cruise in a collector car, a feast of home cooked foods, surrounded by nature and the beauty that is Tennessee.
Nothing better for a car guy and his gal!