Squirrels and Our Foundation

For a good two years I could sit on back patio and watch the squirrels freely go in and out of my neighbor’s house.   However, this week the family and I were invited over to see the progress on their extensive renovations.  Not only did they replace everything on the exterior, but they completely gutted the interior as well.  It’s as fresh and modern as any new construction now.

I can only imagine how …

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Jeff Myers
Efficiency in Waiting

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. 

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Jeff Myers
New Season, New Habits

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.

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Jeff Myers
Splitting Wood

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.”

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Jeff Myers