For the following stories, go to MENU/RECENT EVENTS
A long strange trip
Don and Marian are quite the adventurers in ‘Old Paint’ and they set a new standard on their anniversary trip to the Edgefield McMenamins. How many Mini owners do you know who have crossed the Columbia River going backwards in their Mini?
Octoberfesting on Orcas
The wee town of Olga has a wonderful wreck of a store, soon to be a United States Post Office and grocery/cafe if the friends of olgastore.org have their way. The old place looks like a Mini repair facility to me, but then what doesn’t?
Why no events?
It has been a struggle. The Covid-19 pandemic brought SAMOA to a screeching halt in 2020 and 2021 looks like more of the same. We hope you understand. For details on the pandemic and how SAMOA is effected here in the state of Washington, go to MENU/NEXT EVENTS.
Rusty tractors and cooling towers
Three serious Mini drivers, Peter Larsen, Jerry Miller and Jim Younkins, tour some awesome back roads south of Olympia and enjoy a tasty lunch in Elma.