From This To That

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Just for fun* today, I thought I’d give you all a peek at a before & after of one of my classic car photos. Of course, what you see above is the “after”—after all, it’s wise to put our best foot forward, dear hearts! It is a little dark because the car—a swoon-inducing 1958 De Soto Firedome—was parked in the shadow of a building near the end of the day.

Glamourous detail, don’t you think? The stylized head of explorer Hernando De Soto rests between the Firedome’s new-for-’58 dual headlights, every millimeter of chrome and sheet metal smoother  and more flawless than a beauty queen’s skin.

Or not.

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