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September 27, 2021
Autumn In the Mountains Car Show from From My Carolina Home

This past weekend was our annual car show for the British Car Club. The day began foggy and cool, and cars were arriving early. It was apparent that the cancellation of shows last spring and many over the summer have left our car loving public desperate for some four wheel fun.

By the time registration closed, we had over 200 cars! All makes of British cars, along with several categories of European cars were represented.

Our little modern MINI on the left led off the category of MINIs. Most were classics from decades past.

Exotic cars like these two Lotus ...

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May 1, 2021
Springtime Apple Blossom Drive and Garden from From My Carolina Home

Spring seems to be here at last for good. This week the azaleas have burst into bloom along the driveway circle, with the larger white one and the light pink both fully opened up now.

Down the driveway, the later bloomers are coming out now too. Another couple of whites bloom along with multiple pinks and a few corals.

Out in the countryside, our apple trees bloomed about two weeks ago, before the two nights of freezing weather. We hope the damage wasn’t extensive. Pretty white blossoms are on this tree, while others will have a pink blush.

The ...

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April 14, 2021
Spring Sunday Drive from From My Carolina Home

The British Car Club drive for Saturday was postponed to Sunday due to rain, so we were able to have a nice sunny day for a drive in the mountains. We met at a parking lot in Brevard to get everyone together. It was a later start, so we could have some much needed social time.

Lots of people arrived earlier than needed, just to chat and catch up. We were outside, but still wore masks for the most part, just to protect those who have not had their vaccines yet.

We actually had so many members come that we ...

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March 28, 2021
March Madness Drive from From My Carolina Home

Cabin fever has caught hold in all our car clubs, and with the warming weather, more drives are happening. The first one of the season for the British Car Club had us meeting in west Asheville for a drive north. That’s our red MINI on the left. It counts as British for this club, and also for the two MINI clubs we are in.

It didn’t take very long for more friends to arrive and we had eight cars ready to roll.

A few minutes later and we were up to 12. Seems like a lot of us ...

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