Last year I bought a scratch off map and realized I’ve gone to 26 of our 50 united states. While hanging out after a dinner party, Jill and I were discussing the map and comparing what states we had been to. From there a plan was hatched to visit some of our missing states together. The […]Read more "An excursion to Arkansas & Oklahoma"
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 […]Read more "Valentine’s Week"
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 […]Read more "Soup Dumpling Night"
It was a fairly uneventful week until the weekend hit. Then I feel like I unintentionally tried to saturate as much activity into my hours awake as I possibly could. I guess I did the same thing earlier in the week because….KINGDOM HEARTS 3 DROPPED!~ More on that in another post maybe, suffice to say […]Read more "Happy Lunar New Year: Year of the Pig!"
Living in the suburbs of Detroit, you learn as you grow up that everything is oriented towards the auto business. Schools design curriculum specifically for jobs in the Big 3 or their suppliers. You also quickly learn that everyone has brand allegiance based on their families. How difficult it must be to buy cars when […]Read more "North American International Auto Show 2019"
Another Wednesday, another culinary adventure. Ben found a fun recipe for rainbow noodles. We used spinach, carrot, and beet to create the green, orange and red stripes in the noodle. After being cooked the red faded a bit, but you can still see the layers. The noodles turned out really well in the end and […]Read more "Rainbow noodles & the first snow"
Our dinner parties always seem to fall apart as summer begins to rear it’s bright, warm head. It’s to be expected, the weather is nice and we all want to go do fun things, travel, etc. I could probably should figure out a way to keep the dinner parties going though. BBQ? Smoking? I’ll have […]Read more "First Dinner Party of the New Year"