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19 Jul 2015

Busyness & Blessedness

Busyness…this may or may not be a real word, but it’s an appropriate description of my life since my last post (my Instagram is fairly up to date https://instagram.com/yaeantho/ although not too much better).  In addition to busyness, we’ve been truly blessed in life! So besides work, here are the

12 Mar 2015

Aloha PNW Part 2 – Car Culture

A little over three weeks ago, we said farewell to our island paradise to embark on our next adventure in a new world called the Pacific Northwest. While it was our first time ever in this part of the mainland, we’ve been so productive establishing our roots that we were

Aloha-Goodbye (8)
16 Feb 2015

Aloha ‘Oe…Until We Meet Again

First and foremost, we are truly blessed…the past few years living in Hawaii have been an experience of a lifetime! Mahalo to everyone who has been a part of that experience; we hope to be so lucky when we move to the Portland area! After all the relocation chaos of

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28 Nov 2014

Hawaii Old School Meet & Greet

About a year ago, a few fellow classic car enthusiasts gathered before and at the United Royals Meet (http://fatlace.com/lacedup/2014/01/rewind/).  But since then, there hasn’t been much action until last weekend’s Old School Meet & Greet hosted by our friend Tommy (http://instagram.com/tommy_dolo).  It was so awesome to see so many classics

20 Nov 2014

Oktoberfest in Hawaii

Last month after I got my 1973 BMW 2002 back from an engine rebuild and paint refresh, I took it right out to the 3rd Annual Oktoberfest 2014 hosted by Mercedes-Benz Club of America Hawaii Chapter – mahalo for another great show!  

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05 Aug 2014

Aloha Japan Part 3 – Automotive Heaven

Earlier this month, we stretched the meaning of island hopping a little bit and hopped from Hawaii over to Japan!  My Instagram (@yaeantho) has been a sneak peak of our travel diaries, but below is Part 3 – Automotive Heaven…don’t forget to check out my other 2 posts Aloha Japan

12 Jun 2014


JCCA FUJI JAMBOREE 2014 from fatlace on Vimeo. Date: April 13 2014 Location: FUJI SPEED WAY Edit and Film: Teruhisa Inoue Music: Jose James/Every Little Thing

19 Jan 2014


No end of 2013 or beginning of 2014 post this year…just a rewind to fill in the gaps of what you see on my Instagram – @yaeantho. First up, my 1973 BMW 2002…back in April I became the third owner this piece of history, but finally almost happy with how

11 Jan 2014


When we featured Tried + True on Tastemakers a couple of months ago, they were fresh off of Drake’s Nothing Was The Same pop-up and ready to launch the BGRT pop-up. It was always Ricky and Crystal’s goal to maximize and effectively use their space both for themselves and the

12 Oct 2013


In the past few years, there’s been a revival…a resurrection of the past.  This revival definitely has strong support throughout the automotive world, from carbureted engines to cafe racers.  Newer generations of gear heads in search of their roots in order to pave the road for the future.  This is