“Daddy!, I got it!”

I took myself on a date last weekend to a drive-in theater in the Wisconsin Dells. I went to see ‘Incredibles 2’ + ‘The Avengers: Infinity War’ all for the price of $8! #imeanwhatadeal. As I pulled my car into one of the spots and proceeded to wait until dusk for the movie to start, […]

In pursuit of joy

If you have ever followed me on Twitter (side note, I don’t maintain an active presence there anymore) you may have noticed that my tag line, motto, or whatever that section is called, read: “in pursuit of joy.” Those words came easily to me. I didn’t belabor what to write in that section, and from […]

Don’t let the door slam

Isn’t it interesting how profound a few words can be? In fact, I’ve always been intrigued at the sentiments, phrases, words, lyrics, or sentences that make it through my maze (see: mess) of a brain and leave an impact. Now, I realize that what does cut through the noise is a completely personal phenomena. A […]


Christmas is 8 days away. And it’s the first time in about 8 years that I will be spending it here, at home in Iowa. You see, ever since my two brothers and I became “adult children” my parents “canceled” Christmas (the tree, the gifts, the hustle and bustle, the stress) and traded in the […]