When Corky Met Mickey ....

(It's hard to imagine these two not hitting it off...)

This is from Corky Carroll's newspaper column:

"I still remember my first encounter with him (Dora).  I was on the beach when he got out of the water one day and walked up to say hello.  I did my typical gremmie, “Man Mickey you were really ripping it out there.” 

He looked over at me, nodded and asked if he could use my towel.  I naturally said yes and handed it to him.  He blew his nose into it, looked it over and handed it back saying thanks.  To that he walked off leaving me staring down at the snot filled terrycloth.  I was wondering if I should toss it, or frame it and hang it on my bedroom wall."

Cartop Find #17

A couple of Phil Edwards-style reverse fins.


Somewhere in The Queen's Realm.

Cartop Find #16 ...

A very young Clayton Dillion with what has to be the coolest stuff any kid anywhere ever had!

1966. Balsa board. Quarter midget racer. With surf racks.

Too cool for school!

Cartop Find #15 ...

The late Tom Cimino's boards....consisting of 2 Lance Carsons, a Hobie, a Yater, a Liddle, a TC self shaped 10 footer, and a couple of Paul Gross Designs. Somehow I made it home on the freeway from Downey to Agoura without losing any!

Cartop Find #13 ...

'57 Chevy Bel Air 2 door? Check.

Hubcaps removed? Check.

Aloha racks? Check.

D-fin longboards? Check.

G&S sticker in the rear window? Check.

Black Butch getting ready for a go out? Check!!!