We got there early to see the Taz arrive.  The line into the park was LONG... and slow!  

We took notice - as we sat stopped in traffic -  of the man sitting on his front porch watching his very own personal presentation.  The rumbling line up would not allow anyone living on this street to sleep late... though the show hadn’t started, the show started!

We made our way around the long participant entry lines to the parking lot.  I, for one, was glad we got there early.  There were still parking spots available, and clearly that wasn’t going to last for long.  

As we walked into the Park, men in yellow shirts were scurrying here and there.  Wouldn’t you know, the first guy I went up to, to inquire where the Taz was going to set up, was none other than Roy Miller.  This was my first meeting.  Roy was a key player in the creation of the new Taz.  I am sure as time goes on I will learn more... but for now, I am happy to know him sheerly on the fact that he brought a piece of my father’s history back to life. 

A big ‘Thank You’ for that!

He pointed us to the area next to the gazebo.  It was taped off and waiting, with anticipation, as were we. 

The Taz was not here yet... 

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Many cars were still lining up.

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Can you just see the street race in your mind?!

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Something is missing... needs a little billowing smoke behind those wheels!

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I just love this!  This must own the road... no question that it's coming your direction.

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I'll take one of these, in forest green please.  :)
Sweet!! 

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Don't know why, but I envision watching a drive-in-movie in this beauty!
Cute set up... Stuffed German Shepherd in the passenger seat....

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Historical trunk in the bed.
Stirs-up such a beautiful nostalgic story.

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<-------  Okay... this brought back memories!  
I realize I am outing my age,
but I remember getting ice cream from a truck like this.  ------>
Though the one at the show, was clearly too hot to house cold treats! Wink

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Charlee Anna... and of course, my ever present geese...

Morgan Park was such a wonderful location to have this show.  

We wandered around enjoying the beautiful scenery.  

Large trees offered some much needed shade...

and an added perk of a natural jungle gym for the kids.

There was something for everyone. 

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Alex

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Charlee Anna

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