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Weekend at Oma’s

photo:2188989967 Oskar and I are home from our weekend at Oma’s. Xavier’s staying until Patty comes up this next weekend. They boys had a great time Saturday burning off some steam running laps in the basement of the old house … Continue reading

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The Twin (Updated)

This weekend is the SCCA Chicago Region’s twin – events 7 & 8 wrapping up the autocross season for 2007 (for me anyway). Heading into the weekend I’m in 7th place with a few competitors breathing down my neck. 

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Misc

I survived another two Chicago Autocross events. I finished poorly overall in both, but am starting to feel like I know the car. Chris had an alignment put on the car based on someone else’s recommendations (who is currently running … Continue reading

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Autocross Update

Results were posted for yesterday’s race, I didn’t do too bad in class 19th of 36, (Street Tire) – not quite into the top half, but overall on the PAX index I’m not doing as well as I did earlier … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for School

Yesterday we finally bought Xavier his very own pair of Sneakers (7 1/2)! Yep, that’s right, no more hand me down sneakers for him. Oskar also picked up a backpack and another couple of pairs of sneakers (12) to round … Continue reading

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Random Update

Okay so it’s been a while. Since the last update, the boys have graduated college, gotten married and we are grandparents. Okay, so it’s not that long, but Oskar is 5 now. Xavier walks like you wouldn’t believe and Oskar … Continue reading

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SCCA Learning Curve

We did it, Chris and I both finished the autocross school and are registered for next weekends first event. It rained yesterday but the car was awsome in the rain and we had a goood time. Scores were posted online … Continue reading

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Xavier’s First Steps, Oskar Does Monkey Bars, Chicago Visit and Racing

Xavier is working on walking. He’s great at standing and can cruise about 2 steps consistently, he’s had a few longer voyages covering 2′-4′ of ground, but they are still the exception. Oskar mastered the monkey bars yesterday, swinging from … Continue reading

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