If you've ever stood on a sun-drenched, crack-filled piece of lakebed, you'll understand. Even if you haven't, you probably will. Speed. Potential. Horizon. It's all there. I have dreams. God bless California for giving them to me. [via CoolisaColor]
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I believe California is one of the best places in the world for cars and car culture. It works its way under your skin and gets in your blood, and you don't realize or miss it until you don't have it anymore. Sure, it helps that there are a lot of affluent people out there who can afford to indulge their automotive fantasies, but even among those who can't there's still a very car-centric mentality.
I'll be going back as soon as I can. I love you guys, but an online community can never replicate an attitude pervasive through an entire region. I just hope I can drag some of you out there with me.