BLUE RIBBON AT THE TEXAS STATE FAIR!

It started when I was trashing a perfectly good toy car to add to my miniature McSwine farm.

“No, no, no, Dad!” protested my son Brent. “Don’t just take pictures of your miniature stuff. Tell the story!”

Duh. Of course. That’s how “McSwine Flu—the Movie” came about. And that’s how a classic 1940 Ford Deluxe coupe ended up as a chicken coop at the Texas State Fair. A first-place winner in the adult scale models category!

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9 comments on “BLUE RIBBON AT THE TEXAS STATE FAIR!
  1. Terri Justice says:

    Don,
    This is awesome!! You are an amazing artist. So proud of you!! I don’t know how you did it put it looks like I am looking at someone’s back yard in the country. Amazing!!
    Terri

  2. Tom Hurst says:

    This is an amazing job of story telling. I’m old enough to relate to you scenes and being from Arkansas means I have been there before. Great modeling and photography.

  3. Dear Don,

    I knew you were creative, but wow, what a miniature! You deserve the blue ribbon!

  4. Alvin Louie says:

    Hi Don, Your DTS ’70 schoolmate! You’re still cool & creative! My story: I bought a little Teddy Bear in a gift shop (illus. redemption) & brought him home w/ me (safe & secure). One year later, all of Teddy’s friends died in the Gift Shop! It was 9/11/01 & the Gift Shop was located on the 110th floor of the World Trade Tower! Teddy lives because He was redeemed! Wow, what a story on redemption! Take care, Alvin Louie (ThM ’70 & D.Min ’95)

    • Don Regier says:

      Alvin! I hope you’re telling the story of Teddy’s redemption to lots of people.
      And keep in touch. I think the McSwine family farm just might get redeemed. Even the ’40 Ford!

  5. Duncan Adams says:

    Don Regier: Still as creative as ever as when you taught/inspired me for one summer course in the 70’s.

  6. Abby Bush says:

    Hello, Don.
    I need you to please update my email address. My NEW one is [email protected].
    Please don’t continue to use my OLD one which is,
    [email protected].

    Many thanks. I quite enjoy your McSwine site.
    Abby Bush

  7. agario.us says:

    The State Fair of Texas celebrates all things Texan by promoting agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment.

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