Side Roads

The Vice Chairman's regular column from MGA! magazine is posted in this section.

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Photo for NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018 VOL 44, NO 2NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018 VOL 44, NO 2

Yes, it was quite a shock to learn of Carol’s passing. For me, it took some time just to process that something really had happened. She was a…  Read more


Photo for SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2018, VOL 44 NO 1SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2018, VOL 44 NO 1

Okay, GT-43 will have indeed come and gone by the time you read this. It really did turn out to be a good time too, didn’t it? There…  Read more


Photo for JULY/AUGUST 2018, VOL 43 NO 6JULY/AUGUST 2018, VOL 43 NO 6

It looks like summer has finally made it here; spring and summer were a long time coming to our area. I hope you’ve been able to take advantage…  Read more


Photo for MAY/JUNE 2018, VOL 43 NO 5MAY/JUNE 2018, VOL 43 NO 5

I hope spring has really arrived where you live. It’s great to finally get our cars back on the road again in my part of the country. I’m…  Read more


Photo for MARCH/APRIL 2018, VOL 43 NO 4MARCH/APRIL 2018, VOL 43 NO 4

This article is sort of a milestone since it marks the beginning of my second year recording my thoughts in MGA!. It’s been enjoyable to learn more about…  Read more


Photo for JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018, VOL 43 NO 3JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018, VOL 43 NO 3

Those of us in the northern parts of the U.S. & Canada are now putting up with the lack of good driving weather. My storage building isn’t insulated…  Read more


Photo for NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2017, VOL 43 NO 2NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2017, VOL 43 NO 2

I hope your club’s final drive event of the year, whether it was a color tour or other event, was a good time. It’s likely that your driving…  Read more


Photo for SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017, VOL 43 NO 1SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017, VOL 43 NO 1

It really was a great GT in Solvang, wasn’t it? There were a good number of west coast cars that were also First Timers. I hope everyone in…  Read more


Photo for JULY/AUGUST 2017, VOL 42 NO 6JULY/AUGUST 2017, VOL 42 NO 6

Summer is finally here and I know we’re all glad it’s finally made it. It’s great to be able to take our MGs out more or less when…  Read more


Photo for MAY/JUNE 2017, VOL 42 NO 5MAY/JUNE 2017, VOL 42 NO 5

First, my condolences to our Chairman, Carol Shamonsky, on the recent loss of her husband, Bill. I’m sure the entire NAMGAR community feels her loss. I hope by…  Read more


Photo for MARCH/APRIL 2017, VOL 42 No 4MARCH/APRIL 2017, VOL 42 No 4

Well, here we go, my first column as your new Vice Chairman. If you haven't seen my biography on the website, you'll find the official version in this…  Read more