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Going Into The Mystic on Nights You Wished Would Never End
Big Guy Car Guy / Travel

Going Into The Mystic on Nights You Wished Would Never End

The fireplace glows yellow in the corner of the oversized bungalow room, tossing shadows boldly onto whitewashed walls and gently across rich hardwood floorboards, as a future JC Penney model strums an acoustic guitar. I’m on my back atop the virgin white comforter of a ludicriously comfy king bed constructed, I can […]

Holding It Together While Thinking About The Ending To My Story
Parenting Blog / Travel

Holding It Together While Thinking About The Ending To My Story

I would have never done it, but isn’t that what they all say. It probably goes without saying that waking for the day at 2:37, 3:14, or 3:51 in the morning, every morning and in excruciating pain at that, has a myriad of only negative consequences on a person. The […]

Spoiled Rotten on the Snake River
Travel

Spoiled Rotten on the Snake River

I didn’t have my first taste of BBQ until my late 20s. Throughout the next decade there would be occasions where I would offer up this curious nugget from my culinary back story to various people in mixed company. There was always a natural lead-in, I’m not that random (although […]

On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella
Travel

On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella

My boots were embossing the muddy trail alongside hers and from what I could tell, there was nary a bug in the rainforest. A steady breeze off the river found its way through the gnarly web of braches covered in chenille blankets of moss, and a chill hung in the air, […]

Ottawa
Parenting Blog / Travel

Ottawa

We were beat tired. Tired like the punchlines from her kid sister’s joke book. The two of us, dad and daughter. We’d completely run out of steam. After a long night and early morning of driving… After 75 minutes of hurling ourselves around a frozen curling court… After hours spent […]

The Kia Niro Drives Me To Happiness
Big Guy Car Guy / Sports

The Kia Niro Drives Me To Happiness

I’ve been on this earth for nearly 500 months. I’ve seen more sport, live and in person, in May 2017 than any single month in my life. I did it all in the fuel efficient comfort of my charming, sporty, hybrid beauty, cherry red Kia Niro. The Kia Niro drives […]

On The Beach in Aberystwyth Wales
Travel

On The Beach in Aberystwyth Wales

The light reaches the country. It does, it must, but we never saw the sun in Aberystwyth Wales. To be fair to Wales, as well as to the sun’s capacity to shine in all places at least some of the time, we had but one night and two days in […]

The Mighty Pen: Hard Rock Riviera Maya Mexico 
The Mighty Pen / Travel

The Mighty Pen: Hard Rock Riviera Maya Mexico 

It was a celebration of the music we love and the love that has let us share our name for the past 15 years. This was a Mexican musical getaway sans children, a long weekend to bask in the warm tropical glow of a decade and a half of marriage. […]

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