It's a Chevvie  by golftragic

It's a Chevvie

Not many photo ops round here while we're in Stage 3 lockdown (only 4 reasons to leave home and photography ain't one of 'em). On my way home from the supermarket yesterday I spotted a beautifully restored Chevrolet out in a nearby street. Took the groceries home, picked up camera and drove round the block to get a few shots to post to prove I'm still alive and kicking.
Polished up and a work of great pride! I can imagine the rest of it!
August 8th, 2020  
As long as you're staying safe...I do like a good white wall tyre
August 8th, 2020  
@maggiemae Gorgeous red and shiny paintwork and chrome. What's not to like?
August 8th, 2020  
@graemestevens Thx mate. You Kiwis did this better that we have, much as it pains me to admit it. Sigh.
August 8th, 2020  
@golftragic And everybody laughed at us...
August 8th, 2020  
Somebody's pride and joy. Stay safe Marnie.
I have been playing with food for the last week on 365, just goes to show what lockdown does to you.
August 8th, 2020  
great image - will we get to see more of it?
August 8th, 2020  
@graemestevens I didn't! I tried to get masks from the get-go, took a while though. I guess you get the last laugh.
August 8th, 2020  
@annied Undoubtedly, haven't taken any other shots for ages.
August 8th, 2020  
@onewing Oh yes, I talked to the proud owner for a while as he worked on another, even older car. Just round the corner from our place. He came out to see what I was up to then recognised me as a neighbour so then relaxed. Struggling for phojo. Haven't gone floral yet though!
August 8th, 2020  
Nice to see a posting from you. Hopefully you can stay occupied at home. We managed to only need fortnightly grocery shopping during lockdown with two big eating sons here - we were getting creative with meals for the last few days. Chad volunteered to do the shopping and groceries were literally thrown on the back of his Ute!! Stay safe.
August 8th, 2020  
@dide Well done you and your family. I try to do a biggish shop once a week but always seem to need milk, fruit/veg etc from the supermarket, bread for Les from the bakery and milk, eggs and sourdough bread for me from the wholefood shop in between. We live five minutes drive from our local shops and have fallen into bad habits.
August 8th, 2020  
Good that you did it Marnie, fabulous shot of this stunning white wall tyre. I have not seen one in ages. I only go out once a week as we are still in lockdown since March! It sure starts messing with habits and the mind. Stay safe :-)
August 8th, 2020  
@golftragic Yeah - I guess we were lucky to have eggs, feijoas, home kill meat in the freezer and greens from the garden to boost things along. By the end of lockdown we were getting sick of feijoas, which is very unusual, as we love them! Still, kept us in fruit nicely for the duration...and no scurvy was evident...
August 8th, 2020  
@dide Sounds good to me. I've just ordered a proper greenhouse to be installed in October (earliest date!). I've got lots of veg in the back yard but need a greenhouse to grow other stuff which is currently either in the family room (north full-length glass doors) or on the porch. Plus a bunch of other stuff like my finger lime, galangal, curry leaf plant etc, etc. Lots of money but …
August 8th, 2020  
@golftragic ...but fun!
August 8th, 2020  
@dide Oh yes, and since I'll hit 80 in a year and a half I'm setting up new hobbies to replace more active stuff. I still love my golf, but my ageing body doesn't - it's a tough game on the old bod with all the twisting motions.
August 8th, 2020  
@dide And there are no pockets in shrouds. The kids (52 & 49!) are fine.
August 8th, 2020  
Beautiful condition
August 8th, 2020  
I like these circles full of reflections. Stay safe.
August 8th, 2020  
Good shot- I took one like this once of a Ford Fairlane- same colors but only on display outside a '50's style diner. No proud owner to chat with there. Hang in there- the phojo will return! In the meantime this was a good photo opp to spot and take advantage of.
August 11th, 2020  
Nice shot
August 11th, 2020  
August 16th, 2020  
@olivetreeann Thanks Ann, no sign of our lockdown ending any time soon so not too much chance for getting out with a camera.
August 16th, 2020  
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