Father’s Day

Yesterday was Father’s Day. That picture on the left is my dad with my baby bro when Kyle was only a week old. Awwwwww. I know. So, my mom is still laid up a bit from her surgery, although she’s getting around remarkably well- she still can’t leave the house or anything – and my […]

Lauren’s Graduation

Woohoo- fun weekend in Baltimore with my loooooooong-time, super awesome friend (and Maid of Honor!), Lauren. She just graduated from UMB with her Master’s in Social Work and I’m so very proud of her. We had a great time celebrating with her family and her boyfriend, Silas. Check out the slideshow!

Facts and Blogs

Okay, everyone can read Mark’s entry below, so I’m not posting the rules again… but here are 6 things about me you may or may not find interesting: 1. When I have to use a public toilet, I always tear off the end of the toilet paper and dispose of it before tearing off some […]

Pengyou Time

Pengyou = Friend, and yesterday was a friend-filled day.  First we went to the Dirt Market, Panjiayuan.  This place is only open on weekends and it is packed full of vendors, shoppers, and pretty much any Chinese art, souvenir, antique, etc. you could ever hope to find.  Some people get uncomfortable with the constant shouts […]

Anna & Chris – Petsitters For Hire

This is Anna. She and her boyfriend Chris are going to be watching our cats One-Two and Three-Four during the month that we’re away. We furiously cleaned our house over the past two days so that they could come over and we could give them the rundown of how to refill the automatic feeders and […]

I’m Yelp Elite – B*tches!

I’m Yelp Elite. Although kind of silly, I’ll add it to my list of distinctions that I have *earned* (earned? After writing a certain amount of reviews and generally being slightly active in your regional yelp online community, you write an email saying why you should be given Elite status!… I should dig mine up. […]