back in 1981 or so, I got lazy. I stopped keeping my photos in albums and started
the shoebox photokeeping method. Recently I awarded myself a two-week rest sabbatical.
I decided that this was a good time to organize the photos into their proper chronological,
but empty albums.
of smiling faces poured forth. I became aware as I organized endless boxes of photos
that the Austin-Healey Club has played an enormously important role in our lives.
numerous Bay Area treks to the pinnacle of all events, Snowmass, we have had the
great pleasure of the company of dear, special, unique friends. Friends who reside
nearby, state-wide, nation-wide, and as far away as Australia.
we have each lent the other a helping hand. We have traded auto parts, tuning techniques,
restoration simplifications and other endless Healey peculiarities. However, our
association with this club delved into the most basic mechanism of all - the heart
- our hearts.
Club members have opened their hearts to us. They are the warmest, most caring friends
that one could hope for. You stretch your friendship beyond club events. Delightfully,
these days we find you in every area of our lives: business, skiing, dining, theater,
I recognize the essential impact that you, the members, have had on our lives. We
are grateful to the Austin-Healey Club for being the catalyst of long-lasting, robust