Mis Amigos Locos is an expansive, organized, and perpetually growing collection of memories, funny stories, pictures, and generally entertaining stuff from the lives of a small handful of friends who grew up in Redding, CA.

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Da (other) Brat

Da (other) Brat

  When’s the last time you saw one of these?  I remember being in love with them back when I was 8 or so; it must have been those sweet jump seats in the back.  Back then, it was legal (and normal) to ride in the back of a pickup truck- no roof, no seatbelts,...
Bananas / No Bananas - Beard / No Beard update:

Bananas / No Bananas – Beard / No Beard update:

Speaks for itself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtSIzKrOWAY&list=UUsDl6A77CrbkSJLtxQFVDGw   More: https://www.youtube.com/user/jackvalefilms/videos?sort=da&view=0&flow=grid and still more: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs_eXH7kwuxND7Gec9xB8dQ  

The Monster Truck

I just sold a car, and I thought I ought to post a story to remember it by. Some time ago, the wife and I decided we were tired of two-seaters that couldn’t haul anybody else. First we ditched the 280Z. The Z technically had back seats, but nobody would sit in them since they...

Mis Coches Muy Pelligroso, pt. 3 (What’s a Ferrero?)

My red 1985 Pontiac Fiero GT was the first car I actually paid for. And paid for. And paid for.

Mis Coches Muy Pelligroso Pt. 3 (Solomon Grundy, Hyundai!)

The Hyundai continued to lose horsepower and gain dents, discolorations, and smells as Bob drove it into it's grave. By the end, he actually had to stick his foot out the open door and do the Fred Flintstone to get it to start rolling. He finally gave it up for dead the day...

Mis Coches My Pelligroso, Pt. 2 (The Dragon)

After all of this, I eventually relinquished the Bronco in "still working" condition. (Bob later took care of finishing the job I had started. Mom eventually sold the Bronco to a scrap yard for $50 bucks.)

Mis Coches Muy Pelligroso (part 1)

In the beginning, there was nothingness. And then Randy brought forth a brown Honda Accord, and It was Good.