CC Outtake: Merry Christmas, And A Note From The Resident Luxury Car Guy

It has been quite a year, has it not? Lots of great posts, interesting commentary, a visit to the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum in October, and sharing cool old cars from all around the country, and beyond. What can I say, we are a diverse band of gearheads, we all have strong opinions and preferences, so we may not always quite agree on everything. But we continue to enjoy each other’s company.

So, from the not-so-cold Midwest (about 38 degrees right now, sunny and no snow in sight or on the ground), may I express my appreciation to all of you? I had major health problems as a teen, lost my hearing and other bad stuff. Everything’s OK now, but as a result I was pretty insular, and didn’t get out much. Thanks to CC and all you fine folks, I’ve become much more outgoing, both here, on the automotive Facebook Groups I belong to (The Brougham Society, Continental Living, and The Classic Lincoln and Continental Appreciation Society, to name a few), and at home.

So thanks everyone, and thanks to Paul for keeping up such a terrific site. Have a Merry Christmas and be well, everyone.

Oh, and the car? A 1995-96 Fleetwood Brougham I spotted while Christmas shopping with my uncle in Coralville last Saturday. This beauty was parked at the local music store. This jade green, Calypso Green in Cadillac-speak, is my favorite color on these cars, the last traditional body-on-frame Cadillac sedan. Happy holidays everyone, and all the best in the new year!