Friday, April 28, 2017

An Auto Show visitor

Meet Mary!

Mary was at the auto show with her family and was gracious enough to let me take her photo.   Her kids were starving and were looking for food!   So, she was very kind to give me a couple of minutes.   And, the kids were great!

Thanks Mary!

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Chrysler Representation!

Meet Chelsea!

Chelsea calls Atlanta home.   That caught my attention.   I travel to Atlanta 3-4 times a year and it turns out she doesn't live far from my office there.  It can be a small world sometimes!

She gets to travel a lot with her job and she loves it.  

Nice visiting with you, Chelsea!

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Fiat Chrysler Representation!

Meet Jennifer!

She was representing Fiat Chrysler!   She is a product specialist from Chicago.   She didn't mind the cold a bit.   She is a runner and fitness enthusiast! 

Thanks for chatting Jennifer!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Mitsubishi Representation!

Meet Christine!

Christine was representing Mitsubishi!  She enjoys hiking in the mountains around Vegas.   Originally from Florida, she was freezing in tropical Minneapolis!

But, she had a wonderful, warm smile.   And she knew about the cars!

It was lovely meeting you, Christine!

Monday, April 24, 2017

Law Enforcement on the Show Floor

Meet Jeff!

Jeff was one of the team of Minnesota Highway Patrol officers at the auto show.  They were handing out a few things, brochures and things for the kids.  And, they had a car on the show floor so you could take a look it.

It was pretty interesting.   And Jeff, thanks for the very helpful information and the conversation.  I know you had a lot of people buzzing around.  I appreciate the time you spend chatting with me!

Be safe out there!

Friday, April 21, 2017

A Toyota Rep visiting MN

Meet Nick!

Nick has been with Toyota for about a year and loves it.  He especially enjoys being able to travel for his job.  He calls Cleveland home.  And, he is passionate about the Cleveland sports teams.  When I asked him about specific favorites, he responded, "All of them!". 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

A Midwest Neighbor

Meet Joandra!

Joandra calls Chicago home.  She's been a marketing specialist for a variety of companies.   Her current job keeps her traveling all over the US.  And, she loves that about her job.  She considers each trip a new adventure!

Great attitude Joandra!  It was lovely meeting you.

Monday, April 17, 2017

The Last Surviving Doolittle's Raider

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid over Tokyo in the early stages of WWII.  In July of 2013, I was invited to attend an air show.  I actually had no idea what I would find in an air show.  But, I was eager to find out. 

Besides a variety of amazing airplanes, was a white, VIP tent.   Who could be in a VIP tent in an airshow.

Meet Dick Cole.  At the time I took this photo, he was one of 4 surviving members of the original Doolittle Raiders.  Lt Col Cole was Doolittle's co-pilot.

Today, at 101 yrs young, he is the last of the original 80 raiders.

It was my sincere pleasure to meet him, shake his hand, and thank him.

Never forget.  For more on this amazing and couragiou mission, check out the Raider site here.

Thank you, Sir.

A Wine Aficionado

Meet Peter!

He is from Michigan and was representing Infiniti at the auto show.   Nice cars!   He makes wine and gets his grapes from Napa.   If you haven't tasted a wine grape directly from the vine, you don't know what you are missing.  They are awesome!

Nice meeting you Peter!

Saturday, April 15, 2017

A NY Actress with a Passion for Mr. Bentley!

Meet Kim!

Kim has been with Hyundai for 11 years.  She loves coming to Minneapolis.  We had a long conversation about her passion for rescue dogs.   You can check out her passion for bull dogs, and bull dog rescue here.  Or, you can check out Facebook for Mr. Bentley's World.  There are wonderful photographs and video of her Mr. Bentley.  She is so passionate about rescuing bull dogs, that she raised $25,000 in a show in New York to support them.   Even Petco joined contributed!

Kim,  it was a sincere pleasure meeting you!  Very well done!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The KIA Hamster

Is it just me?  I don't get the hamsters at all.

I forgot to ask Anders about them and should have gone back.   Regardless, every time I hear the music and see the hamsters I wonder......what is with the hamsters.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Product Specialist Redux Redux.

Meet Anders!

Anders is from Minneapolis and was there with KIA.  I liked Anders.  He was having fun when I had a chance to visit with him.

Thanks Anders!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Product Specialist: Redux

Meet Amber!

Amber is from the Denver area but moved to Los Angeles several years ago.  She loves it there.  And, like Tiffany, loves the job and the travel.  

It was lovely meeting you Amber!

Monday, April 10, 2017

The Product Specialist

Meet Tiffany!

Tiffany is from Los Angeles and was one of the 110 people in the product specialist team.   She loves her job.  And, she loves to travel.  She's on the road a lot with the job.

Her only complaint about Minnesota, its COLD!!!

Very nice meeting you Tiffany!

Saturday, April 8, 2017

A Protential Customer at the Auto Show

Meet Gary!

I just liked Gary's look.   I liked the long, grey hair and beard.  So, I approached him about taking his photo.

Thanks Gary!   It was a pleasure meeting you!

Looking good!

Friday, April 7, 2017

A Floridian Visitor

Meet Ciara!

Ciara was also in the Chevy booth as a product specialist.  She calls Florida home.  And, like a typical Floridian visiting tropical Minnesota in February, she was freezing.   But, she was most gracious about it!

She's a dog person, loves to write  and keeps a journal.  

Thanks Ciara!  It was lovely meeting you.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

What a Lovely Smile

Meet Elizabeth!

Elizabeth was working the Chevy booth as a product specialist.  She was formerly from Milwaukee.  But, she now calls Minneapolis home.   She is a small business owner (way to go!) and loves to bicycle.  

It was lovely meeting you, Elizabeth! 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Product Specialists and Health Conscious!

Meet Brian!

Brian was visiting from Michigan.  He's been with Chevy as a product specialist for 5 yrs.  And, he loves his job.   He's a steak and potatoes guy.   Not married.  And, he was in very good shape.  I asked what he did to stay in shape, and he said he runs sprints with a parachute on his back to increase the drag.


Thanks Brian, it was a pleasure meeting you!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Local Law Enforcement with a Smile

Meet Colleen!

Colleen was on duty at the auto show when I walked by.  And, my camera equipment caught her eye.  We had a lovely conversation about doing photography.  She's a Nikon fan.  I shoot all Canon equipment.   And, she was just getting used to shooting everything in manual mode. 

Well done, Colleen!   Thank you very much for the conversation.   And, let me know how the manual mode shooting is coming along!  

Monday, April 3, 2017

Meet the Sheriff!

I have never attended a car show before.  I generally am not interested.  But, it was time to pick up some photos again.  And, it seemed like a great place.

I was not disappointed.

Meet T Texas Terry!

He is the official sheriff of the auto show.  He calls Kansas City home.   But, he travels all over the US to participate in various shows.   In addition to the car shows, he is part of a Wild West show, as well!

Thanks Terry!  It was great meeting you!