It’s a doozy, meaning it’s bizarre or extraordinary. Do you know where that term originated? The Deusenberg was a fabulous car in the 1920’s and 1930’s and when people saw them they’d say, “It’s a Doozy.” I happen to know this because I went to the Annual Founders Day in Paris Hill, Maine. Not everything we do when traveling in the RV involves hiking and fishing. Sometimes we go see how the other half lives.
Bob Bahre, local Paris Hill, Maine resident ( when not at his lake house in New Hampshire, or his winter place in Naples, Florida) and former owner of New Hampshire International Motor Speedway, opens up his vast collection of antique cars for one day in July, on Founders Day, and donates all the proceeds to the Paris Hill Library and Museum. His house and gardens, perched on a hill overlooking the White Mountains, were jaw dropping in their beauty. But the cars were incredible, even if you are not a car enthusiast. The than 60 vintage automobiles, a kaleidoscope of colorful cars, chrome and white walled tires, can only be done justice with photos. I don’t have the words to describe them. As you’ll see, I was especially taken with the hood ornaments.
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