Category: Personal

adventures in radio land.

Disclaimer: This post is going to expose a beautiful nerdy streak that my sister and I both share. Prepare yourself. When Janine and I were old enough to stay home solo when mom and dad went out, we’d more often than not entertain ourselves in a simple way. We’d grab a game from the basement, ...

beanie baby love.

I have no clue how we came up with this idea, but somewhere along the line in our childhood world of wonder, Janine and I decided that some of our collectible Beanie Babies that grandma had bought us had fallen in love, and of course, needed to get married. All we needed to do was ...

the land of chocolate milk.

I had my priorities pretty straight as a kid. Sleep often, eat well, and scream frequently - just for good measure. But my mother was also very thoughtful when it came to what we ate and drank. Admittedly so, I got a little out of hand when too much sugar was in my system. For ...

leaving an impression.

Back in the homeschool days, mom, Janine, and I would start the morning off by going for a trek through the neighborhoods. Mom and Janine would walk/jog and I’d ride my bike. It is no secret that I have a competitive streak and I have always loved winning via speed. Pause for a moment. We ...

talking points.

Somewhere along the line, I made the inner determination that I would find a way to make anyone and everyone talk to me - whether they wanted to or not. I was determined to find that secret weapon - that one question or process that would open up the tightest closed mouth and unleash the ...