By Staff

August is here, already! As I write this in early June, the air
is thick with the excitement of children just out of school, and
now in many places as you read this they’ll be getting ready to
go back! Let’s hope all the kids, young and old, have enjoyed a
carefree and safe summer of engine shows and gatherings.

August also means ‘dog days,’ those hot, still days when
it seems the best thing to do is find a fan or an air conditioner
and flop down in front of it for the duration. If that’s what
you’re inclined to do, you might want to take a look through
our newest book catalog first, to make sure you have something
fascinating to read while you’re hiding from the heat.

If you’re out and about, however, keep your eyes open for
our own Judy Whiteside, who will be doing some traveling this
summer, including a return trip to the big expo at Ankeny, Iowa,
and a first-time visit to the Midwest Old Threshers Reunion at Mt.
Pleasant. She’s becoming quite a globetrotter for the

And now, since the 1970s are making a comeback, I’ll sign
off by saying, ‘Stay cool!,’ and leave it to you to
determine what I mean by that.

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