The 15th anniversary marks a point I didn't think I'd get to when I started this in 2006, when blogging was new, and the internet was about 7 or 8 years old.
A lot of people have made something online, like tumblrs, blogs, instagrams, you tube channels, etc. during those 15 years, and some have thrown in the towel and walked away. Some have died. All left a mark, and some made a fortune. Some faded out and are already forgotten.
But it's been a great time, and I've made a lot of friends, and discovered that this ol blog can get me a press pass too.
I doubt it's going to be around another 15, but then, it's not sure that we, or the internet, will either.
Speedfest in San Diego, the vintage racing annual event was incredible, and it failed to stay profitable, so it disappeared. Car Craft and other magazines went out because their managers wanted to bail on the magazines that didn't make as much money as Motor Trend. Ken Block stopped doing Gymkhanas, WRC rallys aren't held in Vegas during SEMA anymore, and the parking lot they held the race in, the gold lot, is now the West Hall....
A lot changes in 15 years, I've lived with 2 girl friends, am on my 4th commuter, lived in 4 different places, had 8 jobs, and had cancer. Oh, and been laid off for a 7 month epic unemployment vacation where I did my family tree all the way back on both parents sides, to Europe.
I even added 13 other tumblrs and blogs along the way. They don't get much attention from me, or anyone else though.