The Nitro Methane Effect: Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

Chevrolet US Nationals Flames

I’ve been asked quite a bit this summer if I’m a racing fan. My first thought was always, “Uh, no?” Then I think about how many trips I’ve taken my family on in the past 12 months to check out a race: three. Three road trips to watch three different styles of racing. Would a non-fan head all over the country to catch a race? My answer? “Uh, no!” So what does that make me? A race fan! Mr. Locke and I headed to Lucas Oil Raceway in Hendricks County,…

Gentlemen, Start Your Engines! A Visit to Lucas Oil Raceway ARCA/CRA Races

Lucas Oil Raceway July 2016

I’m happy to write, the more we visit raceways the more enthusiastic I get over the races! From the roaring engines that you can feel in your chest to the science behind racing, a recent visit with Mr. Locke and The Kid to Lucas Oil Raceway to catch the ARCA 200 and CRA Circle City 100 was the perfect way to spend a gorgeous, July night. Here’s the scoop on our fun! If you’re a racing fan, I’m sure you know the phrase about the fun being in the last…

Eating My Way Around Northern Indiana Part 3: Hendricks and Hamilton Counties

Oasis Diner Pork Tenderloin Indiana

Getting to know a state through its foodie options is my idea of a perfect road trip! The Kid and I hit the road in late spring and headed west to check out some popular food offerings in Northern Indiana compliments of Indiana Foodways Alliance. They set up the itinerary, we plugged in the GPS- and traveled over, around, and through some well-known counties and some if-you-don’t-know-about-them-you-need-to-get-there immediately counties to taste test the best of the state. Not only did we have a delicious visit, we learned about our home…