I’ve always joked, but not really, that a core value of mine is efficiency. When I was a kid we had a long driveway. So, when the mail was delivered I always had my mother time how long it took me to get the mail. Could I just take a leisurely stroll down the driveway and kick a few rocks on the way? I guess, but the thought of doing something slow that easily could be done faster was just more than I could rationalize with.Read More
It’s the start of the 2018 racing season this week which means everything is about to shift into “race season” mode. I definitely am a creature of habit during the race season. I rebook the same hotels, stop at the same gas stations, and eat the same food I always do at the track. I know you are probably the same. It’s not a bad thing at all, however I do realize that if I want to make any changes to the routine I better make up my mind now before I get set in my ways again.Read More
It’s winter and it’s cold, which stirs up my desire to keep wood burning in the fireplace.
A couple seasons ago there was a driver who started out the year red hot. His car looked good, had great speed and he was wheeling it well. After taking note of this I stopped by his trailer and said, “You look great out there, you really found something over the winter.” He said, “No, I just moved and got a house with a wood burning fireplace.”Read More
This Christmas season I have been paying particular attention to the amount of time and effort that goes into each facet of Christmas. Each gift, meal, travel schedule and decoration is a result of seemingly endless decision-making. Through all this preparation I started to ask myself, what are all these preparations for? Well, I understand it is the birth of Jesus, but in all my planning was I really preparing for Him? And if I was, did I understand what I am making preparations for?Read More