The first day of the new year was spent cleaning and organizing – not necessarily my intention, but I have this thing about not being able to pack for a trip until my house is clean, my room is spotless, and my laundry is all done, folded, hung up. Having everything in order feels like […]Read More 12 NEW CHAPTERS TO WRITE, 365 MORE STORIES TO TELL
When I was a kid, the main sports I liked to watch were baseball and auto racing. When I went off to college I got really into college football and hockey. I rarely ever missed a home football game and I even went to nearby ‘away’ games against the Rockets (Tuck Foledo) and the University […]Read More The Cleveland Browns are Making Me Rethink Everything
Over my lunch break, Facebook reminded me of how far I’ve come as a person… and it brought all kinds of thoughts to the forefront of my mind. Here are a few of them… It’s incredible how much life can change in the span of 9 years. I don’t even know the girl that wrote […]Read More “Brutal, but brilliant.”
I might question my own sanity sometimes, and you are welcome to do the same. But don’t ever question my commitment to racing. This season has presented more obstacles and logistical nightmares than ever before, and it’s made it very difficult to bring you guys consistent content. I’m not going to try and skate around […]Read More From The Land to The Six
Earlier this week, a friend asked me what time I was planning to arrive at the track on raceday. I said 3:30 a.m. He laughed and spit part of his drink out and said, “Oh my gosh, sorry, I thought you said ‘3:30’.” I looked him in the eyes and said, “Yep, I did.” He […]Read More Raceday Morning Ramblings from IMS
Honey, I’m home! That was the first thing I said when I walked into my friend’s house yesterday, here in Birmingham, Alabama. It’s also what I said in my head when I arrived at Barber Motorsports Park this morning at 6:00am. I’ve been away from the Verizon IndyCar Series circuit for what feels like an […]Read More Back on Track. Literally.
19 years ago today, I was diagnosed with Leukemia. I endured 2.5 years of chemotherapy and never stopped fighting. I knew it wasn’t my time. I knew I had more to do in life, more to experience… and I decided I would never forget that once it was all over. I promised myself to always […]Read More Nineteen Years, A Survivor