Back to Square One: My Florida Speedweeks Venture

Some things remain the same and other things change. Best way to describe my 18 days in Florida with 13 of those were racing related. It’s Florida, man! A phrase that’s etched to me head, but it’s true. More so, the constant weather variations define the phrase. This isn’t a blog about how Florida weather …

All Aboard the Patreon Train

EVERETT, Wash. (January 7, 2021) – Entering my fourth season as an auto racing media writer and photographer, providing content for both Motorsports Tribune and The Podium Finish, I’m self-aware that at least the first half of 2021 will have greater challenges as a media journeyman due to the ongoing pandemic. I’ve thought real hard …

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 …

Journeyman Journalism: Tale of a Struggling Independent Writer

Ongoing battles of rising to the top the hard way shouldn’t be frowned upon as I struggled continuing my dreams of being a motorsports media personnel. Let’s face facts, the way of working your way up the hard way (without any backing from a media personnel) is at its last leg. The essence of knowing …