Roar Before the Rolex 24: 2020 Primer

At 7am, the sun peeks over the top of the final turn, starting to case light over the track and illuminate the cars that had been driving for seventeen straight hours. Last year, the sun had been hidden behind clouds for hours and rain had been playing havoc with the race. We stood on the … Continue reading Roar Before the Rolex 24: 2020 Primer

2019 – What a Year

I’m weirdly nostalgic when it comes to the end of the year. I think I weight the new year more heavily than I do a birthday. Perhaps something about the planet as a whole doing a full revolution together, or my birthday was always right at the start of school and so it wasn’t fun. … Continue reading 2019 – What a Year

Did it Interfere? Or Are They Annoyed?

It’s the summer of construction here in Indiana. We’ve had three different stretches of three different main highways closed this summer. Another long stretch is closed up through the end of August. It’s at times an annoyance or interference. If three lanes are turned into two lanes it’s an annoyance; if the whole road is … Continue reading Did it Interfere? Or Are They Annoyed?

This Girl’s Guide to the Indy 500 – 2019

In Speedway Indiana, you either grow up loving car races or you hate it. There is no in between. I spent some formative years of my childhood in the city of speed. I have strong memories of watching balloons float into the sky from the front yard. I recall sitting on metal benches and eating … Continue reading This Girl’s Guide to the Indy 500 – 2019

Immortality in May

#ThisIsMay a month of excitement. A month of speed. A month to be remembered.