account_circle by Joan Radell
Joan Radell is a homemaker and mother of one in Northeastern Pennsylvania. She likes to make things, she likes to look things up, and she likes to drive.

Creative Nonfiction

I Was a Female Motorhead

Issue No. 22 ~ March, 1999

Women aren't supposed to know cars. When Joan squats down to follow the line of a jet-black fender, or admire some beautiful bodywork, men look at her as though she's from another planet.