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
Preparing for Christmas

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?

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Jeff Myers
Lego's and Prayers

Over the years my kiddos have compiled a pretty sizable and unique collection of Lego building blocks in the house.  Despite our best sorting of blocks I still spend 99% of my time finding the block I need and 1% building.  It’s complicated, but that’s ok.  Lego’s are not supposed to be efficient – the struggle is part of the reward in the end.

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Jeff Myers