Favorite Things, John Hughes, Life, Marriage, Music, Photography

100 Things I Love

I loved writing this post in 2018 for a variety of reasons, the most important of which is that having a list of things you enjoy in one place is quite convenient. I've referred to this list (which is still in my phone notes) several times over the last two years. First published November 30,… Continue reading 100 Things I Love

Family, Humor, Travel

I “Found Myself” in Florida

For spring break this year, we got to get the hell out of dodge and go to Destin Florida. I honestly don't know how exactly we landed on Destin. I do know that our oldest daughter didn't want to go anywhere "lame" which leaves a lot for interpretation because me being the travel nerd that… Continue reading I “Found Myself” in Florida

Family, Friends, Life

The Week I Ate a Poop Sandwich Turned Out to Be The Best Week of My Life

We all have those days, those weeks, maybe even those months. Where nothing goes right, everything is bad, nothing looks good. Your hair is jacked up, you can't find a good parking space, you got kicked out of your apartment. Basically, you get served a big old poop sandwich. And you have to eat your… Continue reading The Week I Ate a Poop Sandwich Turned Out to Be The Best Week of My Life

Humor, Life, Marriage, Pinterest

I Had a Wedding in a Barn Before Pinterest

Actually, I had two weddings with barns. At my first wedding, we held our reception inside/outside of a family-owned barn in my home state of Ohio. My second wedding, the entire wedding, and reception were held in a barn in the suburbs of Chicago. That should be like a world record or something, having TWO… Continue reading I Had a Wedding in a Barn Before Pinterest