Sunday, May 27, 2007

Happy Race Day

I mentioned in my Weekend Reflections that I planned to park myself in front of the TV and watch racing all day. Well I pretty much did just that. Given that church and a brief nap were also a part of the day, I am just finishing up with some of my race watching.

Now I am the first to admit that it doesn't take much to make me happy but tonight I am very happy. I have actually met both the Indy 500 winner and the Coke 600 winner!

I know most of you couldn't care less :-) but Dario Franchitti won the rain delayed Indy 500 this afternoon. (And for those that don't care about racing... he is also married to actress Ashley Judd.) I actually got a chance to meet him at the Osh Kosh air show last summer and again at the Sebring race this past Spring. Here is a picture with him from Osh Kosh last year (we were under a yellow Klein tools tent so that's why we both look rather yellow).

And then Casey Mears won the Coca-Cola 600 tonight. I met him at an autograph session at Talladega a few years ago. I was by myself so I don't have a picture with him but here is a picture of him.

When I watched the end of the Coke 600, I was bouncing around the house clapping and acting goofy which only caused Brun to run around and act silly so now we are both out of breath.

Okay well I was just happy so I wanted to share... now it's off to bed.


Amberly said...

You are too funny! Pretty cool meeting Ashley Judd's hubby though! :)

Leslie said...

CRB is going to be very excited on day to have that autograph you got him while he was still in utero! So cool! I love Franchitti!

Tammy said...

Hi- visiting from Baseballs and Bows...
I'm not into racing, but loved how you described it...and the pictures are great! :)

Oh, and your labradoodle is truly adorable!
Last fall we got a lab\chow puppy...she's been a bit of a handful, but is slowly getting a bit easier with time (she's now 8 months- and huge!)

It was fun scrolling down to your recent posts...
feel free to stop by anytime!


Totallyscrappy said...

Glad you had fun!