Last week, as according to my photography duties as the Senior Editor of the yearbook, I was sent on a mission up to Cedar Rapids to shoot the Cross Country Supermeet. This meant not only the longest trip I had ever taken by myself, but also the longest trip my Smart had taken since being in Iowa. Having never driven myself more than 20 miles from my home, winding up and down the wilds of 218 seemed a daunting task, and even more so to my yearbook advisor.
"You're going to be ok with…Continue
Few things are as risky as a high school parking lot. Driving the smallest car in the school almost triples that risk around where I am. Known as "That Chick With The Smart Car" or "That Crazy Chick With The Tiny Car", I've gotten my share of glares, and aggravated beeping, and mostly snarky comments about whether my car will make it over the speed mountain the city placed in front of our school.
Usually, I attempt to get one of the closer, end spaces, within view of the far windows…Continue
I guess I'll use this blog to describe my time as a student in Iowa with my Smart Car, and the journey to figure out just how effective my car is in different conditions. I guess I should first tell people who I am and how I got Alice.
I'm currently a senior in high school in Iowa on the precipice of finding out what I'll be doing for the next 5 years of my life. I have one of approximately 5 smart cars in my entire county, which is cause of more than enough attention, good…Continue