Grateful For the Ride

Pink Think: “Life is like an old-time rail journey. Delays, side tracks, smoke, dust, cinders, and jolts, interspersed only occasionally by beautiful vistas, and thrilling bursts of speed. The trick is to thank the Lord for letting you have the ride.” – LDS President Gordon B. Hinckley (1910-2008)

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It’s been a ride of a week.

Thursday, my rock band practice went well. Can’t believe I have been with the group for a couple of months now. We were talking about a catchy slogan for a concert flyer, and it turns out not everyone has been crazy about the current band name. So we need a new one. Want to weigh in on it? Click here.

Friday, the kids had a good practice horse show.

My advance story on a motorcycle race appeared in Friday’s Deseret News. I had a lot of fun doing a couple of racing stories, but I am looking forward to taking a break from this subject.

I didn’t cover the actual Superbike race, but got a press pass and took advantage of it Friday. What an amazing facility! You can see almost all of the bends of the race track from the grandstand, and the atmosphere is electric.

I checked out some Superbike practices. This is what happens when a motorcycle crashes at nearly 200 mph:

Finally, I got a request for a partial from an agent last Wednesday. Squee! I will be sending it off soon.