This Corona story is getting old….no golf, no bridge, no MG events. But we
are learning to cope. We have learned to get together on ZOOM. The kids are
pretty up on this stuff. It has allowed us to see our grand-daughter’s
performances without having to fly to Chicago. Fortunately, we also have
capable members in VMG who have brought their skills to bare on the problem.
David Moore took the lead on getting us started with a virtual Board Meeting
and an open trial conversation last week. So now we are on board for a full
General Meeting in July.
After we told Barbara Inskeep about a couple of solo trial events we did
with the TC Motoring Guild, she has put together an event to get us “On the
Road Again”. The particulars can be found in the flyer on page 8. We are
looking forward to seeing you all again. The ladies have also set up an
afternoon tea party in November. Flyer with details on page 9.
We want to thank our contributors this month. No better place to start than
with our Chairman’s message “From the Driver’s Seat”. We wish to thank Ken
Thomas for not only his final message, but also for his second tour of duty
as our Chairman. We also wish him well with his latest round of
chemotherapy. Thanks to Tom Graham who sent us a piece on why we are car
Rick Pullen’s “Looking Back” series is always a fun trip down Memory Lane.
It sends me on a journey through old Octagon Topics in search of appropriate
photos to fit in.
This month I ran into not a photo, but a story written by our daughter
in 1983. Happily, MG activities at the Thelander house have calmed down
substantially since that was written, but it has never reached a totally
Actually, in this COVID-19 induced slow down (see afore mentioned no
golf, bridge & MG events) I have found time to accelerate the rate of
progress on the TF restoration. The rolling chassis with body tub has
been delivered to the painter. With that out of my hands, I have been
dealing with chrome, media blasting, gas tank flushing and sealing and
Looking forward to seeing you all on our first ZOOM meeting