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 …

From The Lens: Best of 2020

“It’s still 2020!” – Kyle Busch (August 29, 2020) That peculiar phrase will go down as my personal takeaway on this putrid year. I’ve been over 2020 since May and tried my hardest to carry own. I wish I could tell you I’ve done several portrait photoshoots in the state of Washington and California, but …

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 …

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 …

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 …