Just For Fun

 

Singer/Group:

Jimmy Buffett, Third Day, Newsong, Jamie Grace, Tenth Avenue North, MercyMe

Most Played Song on iPhone:

I’m Letting Go and Free To Be Me both by Francesca Battistelli are among my top favs. Come Monday by Jimmy Buffett hits the top of most played too.

First Car:

1990 Chevy Lumina Z34 – fire engine red

Dream Car:

1949 Mercury Lead Sled…one of these days

Hobbies:

interior decorating, field trips in race cities with my son, riding my motorcycle, boating

Motorcycle:

2003 Honda Shadow 600 VTX, purple of course!

Favorite Non-Racing Channel:

HGTV, diy network, Bravo

Favorite Non-Racing Shows:

Househunters, Love it or List it, Rehab Addict

What Most Fans Don’t Know About Me:

I feed the 6 or 7 deer in my backyard and I love our deer camera that snaps photos of them when I‘m gone. I’m a city girl born and raised in Chicago. And now that I live in the country, nature fascinates me!! My husband deer hunts, but we have an agreement he won’t hurt my furry neighbors.

Favorite Part of my Job:

the friendships I have made, things I get to see and do because of my work

Least Favorite Part of my Job:

when my son asks why mommy has to leave for work

Favorite Celebrity Interview:

Will Ferrell

Most Intriguing Celebrity Interview:

Adam Sandler, Nicolas Cage

Favorite Driver Interview:

Matt Kenseth or Tony Stewart…They give me their full attention when I ask a question, and that means the world to me.

Funniest Driver Interview:

Clint Bowyer…when I can keep his ADD in check!

Most Intriguing Driver Interview:

Ryan Newman…he’s very analytical. I am always on my toes with him.

Most Honored Feature Interview

Richard Petty, David Pearson, Junior Johnson, Bobby Allison….oh this list can go on!

Most Inspiring Real Deal Interview:

the late Bobby Hamilton Sr… he spoke words that forever remain with me.

Coolest Real Deal Interview:

Bud Moore, a decorated war hero. He invited us into his home and shared war stories that make you really appreciate your freedom.

Favorite on Location Shoot:

Mario Andretti at Andretti Winery in Napa Valley, CA. He has funny stories and I just admire him!

Favorite Crew Chief to Interview:

Todd Berrier or Tony Gibson because they are so down-to-earth and focus on the car, not on themselves.

Favorite Crew Chief to Talk Anything but Racing:

Rodney Childers is a great guy. We swap stories about our kids.

Favorite City on Race Schedule:

Sweet Home Chicago

Favorite Track on Race Schedule:

Bristol night race…nothing compares to the excitement of that night

Favorite Shopping on Race Schedule:

What girl doesn’t love a good shopping area -Dallas, TX Scottsdale, AZ and Las Vegas, NV

Favorite Vacation Spot:

Anguilla, British West Indies (5 miles off the coast of St. Maarten)

Favorite Place to Unwind:

Anywhere warm and tropical

Next Vacation Spot:

Back to Italy as a family vacation

Favorite Scriptures I Live By:

She speaks with intelligence, wisdom and grace.
—Proverbs 31:26
Let your conversation be gracious and effective so that you will have the right answer for everyone.
—Colossians 4:6
The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed.
—Proverbs 11:25

Famous Quotes I Live By:

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
— Confucius
“There are times when silence has the loudest voice.”
— Leroy Brownlow
“Be true to your work, your word and your friends.”
— Henry David Thoreau
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
— John Quincy Adams
“True affluence is not needing anything.”
— Gary Snyder
“Jumping at several small opportunities may get us there more quickly than waiting for one big one to come along.”
— Hugh Allen

“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me.’”
— Erma Bombeck