Norm? For the Fourth of July he was at home
(for a change). Four ladies in hot rods
braved this summers gas prices and came down from Manitoba, Canada to attend rod
events across the country and visit some places of interest too. A few foreigners may not consider a
visit to Lead Hill, Arkansas as a must do when in the States but if
youre reading this then you probably know who lives there. The Lipstick Run: Liz Kitzul, Kathy Milne, Barb
Balanyk and Marlene Dawson stopped in to see Norm before concluding their visit to the
U.S.A. Since even Norm can get lost on the
roads to his house, he met the ladies in downtown Lead Hill. Convoy time.
minutes on the road and everyone was at Norms favorite part of his home.
her T-Bucket but she graciously offered to let her friends do part of the trip behind the
T's-wheel while she drove their cars. July in
an open T-Bucket, for a few thousands miles; her gracious offer brings Tom Sawyer and a
white washed fence to mind.
34 pick-up looked a bit more inviting than a T-Bucket for a trip of this duration. A four inch chop gives it The Look.
Chevrolet probably felt like a luxury motor home after a thousand miles in the wind. It is hard to believe that this is a long time
Canadian vehicle. It looks like it came from
Liz has one of Norms shifter skulls. Its probably a contender for the Most Miles Award among the circulating Norm skulls out on the road.
these ladies believe in using their rods. Liz
has 150,000 mile on her T. Barbs
34 will hit 100K by the end of this trip. Kathy
has 300,000 miles since this full figured Chevy hit the road as a rod back in 1979.
day our visiting travelers headed north to stop in at Pete & Jakes before returning to
Canada. No trailer queens in this bunch.