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 …

Throwback Thursday: 100 Songs I Felt the Vibe in 2018

With the final month of 2020 mercifully here, I wanted to write a different blog that has little to do with racing as the core subject. In fact, music which my other passion. No, I’m far from a musician or an instrument player since I stopped taking band courses in 2007, but I love listening, …

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 …

100 Songs I Felt the Vibe in 2019

It’s no secret that music is a passion for a lot of people and I’m no different. During my tenure at KUOI (2013-16), I’ve grown to really appreciate the wide variety of music. Sure, I’m more of a classic rock and metal head as you’ll see with my list, but my tastes are mega weird. …

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 …