Category Archives: Are you game?

Making like a big wheel at NASCAR

What does somebody who unintentionally puts racing stripes on cars because she can’t parallel park (I was born without that gene) know from NASCAR? Not enough to fill even a little bit of a stock car gas tank. Listen to … Continue reading

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My day at the stock car races

What’s somebody who can’t even parallel park doing at Pocono Raceway? Training for the Dukes of Hazzard. My day at the races, coming up.

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San Diego: Learning to play an ancient sport — bocce

What do you get when you move a bowling alley outside? Bocce. I’ve lived in Philadelphia and New York, cities with large Italian-American populations. And in fact, I lived in Italy — spent a college semester there. But I never … Continue reading

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