Visiting the Parents

It’s been about 3 months since my parents permanently moved up north, and I decided it was high time to visit them. One of the shared interests we have is food, and so they took me to Traverse City where they had discovered a cute, little restaurant – The Cooks’ House. The restaurant is basically […]

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Valentine’s Week

Do I start with the title of the post? Or do I start with what happened chronologically? I think it probably makes sense to talk about Valentine’s first. For the last 7 years, John unintentionally started a tradition of eating at Buffalo Wild Wings on Valentine’s day. The first year we did it, it was […]

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A Thankful Year

It’s been another event packed year. Luckily not as much as last year, but China seems so long ago. Yet it was still 2018. I’m making a concerted effort to try to keep a pretty relaxed schedule the rest of the year. Primarily so I can catch up on some of my games, the blog, […]

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Annual BBQ 2018

I’ve never been much of a griller, but it’s definitely a skill I’m continuing to improve. I started having a BBQ in 2016 when Sarah was leaving for Texas for her first job. Since then I’ve slowly tried to improve my grilling skills and grilling recipes. The BBQ was so much fun that time, that […]

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BBQs and Ropes

This Memorial Day weekend has been hot. We met a lot of record setting temperatures, though we did not set any. Despite the heat, Saturday was overcast and was definitely tolerable. My godsister, godmother, and godbrother came into town for memorial day weekend to see my parents (and me too i think…). God-sister came in […]

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