I Raced at Sonoma Raceway, Took the Cars 3 Pit Stop Challenge and Learned the History of NASCAR Racing

#Cars3Event Sonoma Raceway

You know your day’s going to be amazing when it starts out with your bus driving straight onto the race track at Sonoma Raceway. No, this wasn’t a dream. Nor a video game. It was one of the wildest (and longest!) days of my blogging life. It was surreal. It was competitive. It was pure adrenaline. It was…. early. Very very early. I’m so not a morning person. Not at all. So when I saw the itinerary …

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Blog Spotlight: Audrey from Barking Mad

Meet Audrey from Barking Mad Blogger: Audrey Blog Name: Barking Mad, Magnificently Flawed What are you barking mad about? “Barking Mad” is a British euphemism for insanity or craziness. My husband is British and I had lived over in the UK before and after we were married. I’d hear the phrase during the course of conversation or on British television, and it always made me giggle. When Gareth married me in 2003, he became step-father …

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Of Moms, Jobs and Online Degrees

This post provided courtesy of Vista College Allie’s been talking a lot lately about pursuing a new career. Before the kids were born, she was an 8th Grade Earth Science teacher. Crazy, I know. She gave it up when the boys were born to take on the most important job any individual can take on: raising our kids. About a year or two ago, she starting working part time as a tutor to help make …

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Blog Spotlight: Nina from Nina Says

 Meet Nina from Nina Says Blogger: Nina Say Blog: Nina Says How’d your blog get its name? My blog was originally named “The One Fantastical” and after two and a half years of blogging I felt it was not relevant or descriptive of my blog or what my mission was. In mid 2012, I changed my blog’s name to Nina Says which is a play on my name “Nina Say.” I know there are a …

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Blog Spotlight: Natasha from Just A Dash of Geek

This week’s blog spotlight focuses on a blog that’s right up my alley. I “met” Natasha online many months ago when I believe she commented on one of my posts. I checked out her site, Just a Dash of Geek, and instantly found one of my new favorite blogs to add to my RSS feed. She claims there’s “just a dash” of geek, but for a fanboy like me, even a dash is great. Star …

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