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staying true to the dream: why i’m not quitting the fast and the fabulous

I might be writing this more for me than for you, but either way I still need to get it down on electronic paper.

If I had written this post a week ago it would have said that I was going to stop blogging altogether. But I’ve had time to think about it and I’ve decided to not quit.

Photo Credit: Randy P. Martin

boredom is the worst cologne

When I was in kindergarten my mom would drive me to school every morning and I would cry as we got closer and closer to the school. I really didn’t want to go to class and it’s something I vividly remember. That anxiety.


daughter to father: you can’t take back what you’ve taken away

I’ve never written about my father in any complete & cohesive way. I don’t think I’ve even written about him in my diaries growing up, well, maybe a little bit but not really.

Anyway, I want to write about him now because I feel like I’ve made peace with our relationship or lack thereof. This isn’t a happy story and I’m writing it not just to document it for once and for all but for other people to understand and maybe learn something.


i am veruca salt

So what do you think of the new site? I’m digging it.

The following is something I wrote in my personal blog and I’m repurposing it here since my new “format” includes personal things, so basically my life. I thought that this would be a great place to start since it speaks to a big part of who I am and where my mind has been as of late.

give a little bit: to write love on her arms

To Write Love on Her Arms logoIt suddenly occurred to me the other day that pretty much every driver in NASCAR has a charity that he champions, sometimes even their own foundations, and then I thought, “What about me??” I know I’m not a NASCAR driver but I still matter as a human being and with this blog I can reach people. Maybe not hundreds of thousands but still, even if one person reads this it’s a good thing.