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3 Lessons From the Cotton Gin

September 23, 2012


August through November is a crazy time for my family. My parents own Birome Gin, a cotton gin about 10 miles east of West. Yep, east of West – you know, home to the world-famous Czech Stop. Anyway, they’re cotton ginners. Their parents were cotton ginners. Needless to say, I come from a heavy agriculture […]

Track Closed

May 30, 2012


I updated a few things today: my resumé, the 211 Motocross website, and my contact information. Six years after approaching my dad about promoting motocross races, I’ve closed the bracket on the time I worked with the Sunbelt Series and 211 Motocross. A week ago, I signed the closing documents on the piece of property […]


August 10, 2011


Man, it’s been a weird couple weeks. I haven’t felt the urge to write anything in nearly three months, as my life has been settling. The shifting, creaks, and minor repairs that come with a settling foundation have kept me running in circles. Just as things were calming down, Murphy’s Law kicked in and I […]

Surround Yourself With Who You Want To Be

April 19, 2011


A month ago, I wrote about simplifying my life in regards to the projects, activities, jobs, and hobbies I had. I made a promise to myself to cut down on things that took so much of my time. In doing so, I’ve allowed more time to excel at the projects I continued. I’ve got a […]


March 9, 2011


Lately, I’ve been pulled in a lot of different directions. Luckily for me, most of these directions have been either beneficial or fun. I started a new job (I know, again?) a week ago. It’s a rung or two higher on the career ladder; a ladder that leads to a much more stable place. I […]

The Choices We Make

February 22, 2011


Last year at this time, I was an unemployed recent graduate. Since then, I’ve worked for a dozen clients/companies to pay my bills. In the last three months, I’ve held three separate “career-oriented” jobs. It seems I’m navigating through an extreme period of transition in my life. I’m sorting the puzzle pieces of where I […]