Soup Dumpling Night

Another calm week. It’s been welcome given the last two years of my existence. Last year I was trying to take it easy, and yet I still found myself entrenched in activity. This year has been a welcome change to try to relax and reflect on my life and my relationships to people in my […]

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2019 is here

It’s been a crazy week! So much has happened and it all culminated with another year! As is tradition, I threw a New Year’s Eve Eve party. This would be the 8th party since I started doing this in 2011. It started because I wanted to have people over, especially those from out of town, […]

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Birthday Party, 2018

Third big party of the year. Autumn. Birthday. I wanted a cool hook for my birthday party this year. That hook ended up being an ice luge. Ice luges are expensive though, so I brainstormed with Dan about how one would make an ice luge. Dan had a great idea. So he made a giant […]

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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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Surprise Visit!

What was a pretty low-key week was interrupted with a surprise (but not really, they called ahead) visit from the Downs. Zack and Papa Downs were coming up for fishing at Lake St. Clair. I found out from coworkers that the lake is pretty renown for small mouth bass. They arrived on Wednesday and left […]

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