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Lessons Learned at the Race Track, Part One

My son took me to the Xfiniti race at Charlotte (NC) yesterday. This was my delayed Mother’s Day gift. Originally we had planned on going to the Darlington (SC) race that took place on Mother’s Day but my own mother’s … Continue reading

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May Second; Well Darn

Last Friday afternoon my son left on an airplane for another adventure. I’m glad he was able to go, I hate that his adventure didn’t turn out the way he wished. Stuff happens. My son’s flight out was at six … Continue reading

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The Ride Home From Our Adventure on April Eighteenth

I was the first one awake and moving. To be able to sit in a house quiet but for the rain falling outside was peaceful and the perfect way to start the day. I was finishing my second cup of … Continue reading

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April Seventeenth was Day Three of Our Adventure

The day that awaits. I slept much better Saturday night thanks to staying up for that cup of hot tea and to adjusting to the differences. Thanks to a better night rest, I was up around seven that morning. I … Continue reading

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April Tenth; Well, That Was an Adventure (Slightly longer write than usual)

Let’s go he said. It will be fun, he said. It will get you out of the house, he said. We have to leave within the next few minutes, so, want to go? He seemed so sure this would be … Continue reading

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Day 277; Footnotes of What Does One Do When Social Media is Down?

WaitingMy son took off for a Talladega race weekend. He is on his way home now. Driving his Charger, pulling that camper. So I am currently doing the mom thing, worrying. Even as I try my best not to worry. … Continue reading

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Day 253; Footnotes, Some Days Are Simply Too Much So Here are Some Photos From Darlington

I had plans and ideas for this footnotes post. However, my day has been so busy and so don’t stop can’t stop that I am exhausted. Knowing what tomorrow is, I doubt I will get to write it then either … Continue reading

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September Tenth; My Thoughts on Darlington and NASCAR. Trying to Explain The Lady In Black

“Drivers…start your engines!!” On Sunday, Sept. fifth, my son took me to the Darlington Raceway to see the Cookout Southern 500. This was the first race of the playoffs. At the “Track too tough to be tamed.” also known as … Continue reading

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September Sixth Footnotes; Looking back to last Friday and the Beginning of an Interesting Weekend

Vroom¬† Baby My son had asked me a few weeks back if I wanted to go to Darlington, South Carolina with him to see the races that were going on over Labor Day Weekend.¬† I had told him yes because, … Continue reading

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Day 227; Footnotes of Days Like Today

In the distance I hear thunder. The breeze coming in through the open windows has cooled down immensely. Still, the crickets are singing while they are able. Both dogs are inside, both staring toward the door as if watching and … Continue reading

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