One Year Later: Phoenix Reflection

When I called my last 2019 trip “My Road Ends Here,” little did I knew that title would ring different meanings because Phoenix has changed me in more ways than one. On a week everyone are either still waiting for one certain outcome to be determined or ready for 2020 to be over with, I […]

Hellfire and Brimstone: Reflecting on an Awkward Year No. 25

People have said a phrase that goes like this: “Nobody likes you when you’re 23!” I challenge you with 25 as the year no one seriously likes you.WRITER’S NOTE: I was going to go with “Nobody Really Likes You When You’re 25,” but I went with a more subtle title because it’s a better representation […]

Coming to Temperamental Terms About My Media Career

Unless some Christmas miracle happens, I’m slowly starting to accept this Friday at Evergreen may be my last on-assignment for 2020, maybe ever. I’m not really thinking about Indy, Vegas, Texas or even Phoenix right now. I want to cover those, but I’m just focusing on Friday. This was the mindset I had this Wednesday […]

List of Promises (Bi-Monthly Update): Striving to Get the Brand Rolling During Tough Winter Wars

Lot of emotions kicked into high gear during the final stages of winter, leading to conflicts and new levels of confidence of getting my brand launched, hoping it’ll lead to greater things in my road of “Getting Over” and live the dream on a regular basis. Man! I’m going to be honest with you guys, […]

Fighting for Acceptance: What Being 23 Taught Me

Age 23 has a moniker, “nobody likes you when you’re 23.” Finding acceptance is like jumping through a fire, not knowing the implications it’ll produce. Nobody likes you when you’re 23. Not “Year Jordan,” but that phrase has a stigma. I don’t get why this came to be, nor would I care to know because […]

List of Promises: Life after Graduating from Idaho – One Year Later

A year removed from both the greatest and worst moment that’s ever happened in my life, I seek to bounce back from a year of misery and lost concentration with 14 goals I want to accomplish by next December 10th. Saturday, December 10, 2016. A snowy and celebrated day in Moscow, Idaho not only marked […]

Racing Sour Grapes: My final thoughts on the 2017 NASCAR season

The 2017 NASCAR campaign will go down as one of its better seasons this decade, but also among the worst due to the state of the sport. 10 days removed from the championship-deciding Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway where more icons of yesteryear (Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Matt Kenseth) have hung up their helmets […]

Finale Frustrations: Brad Keselowski finished 7th at Homestead, the lowest among Championship 4 contenders

Former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski finished 7th, ending his season fourth in the final standings. Keselowski was also critical on Toyota’s performance as Ford will be the oldest car next season. Coming into Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida, 2012 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Brad […]

"We'll Be Back": Kevin Harvick ends debut season with Ford third in the final points standings

A hole on the nose of Kevin Harvick’s No. 4 Jimmy John’s Ford put a damper on his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title hopes, finishing 4th in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead. The championship effort by Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Jimmy John’s Ford is what he’ll take away from his fourth […]

Backfired Strategy: Kyle Busch comes up short of winning his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title

A late caution by Kurt Busch hurt brother Kyle’s bid of a NASCAR championship at Homestead, settling for a runner-up finish behind champion Martin Truex, Jr. Kyle Busch came up less than a second short of capturing his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title in three years Sunday. Late strategy by the No. 18 […]