Monthly Archives: June 2018

Josh and I helped out at the church car wash to support this year’s youth mission trip

As part of the St. Barnabas Episcopal Church youth group, for the first time, Joshua is going on this year’s youth mission trip in mid-July. They will be traveling to Harrisburg, PA, with other youth to clean, build, etc. To … Continue reading

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Family over for Friday night dinner at our house

My sister and her family came over for dinner Friday night. We were in a mad rush before they showed up trying to get ready – installing new tiki torches, getting the grill ready, prepping dinner, etc. Even had to … Continue reading

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Watch out, his wit and hands are dangerous weapons – our son Joshua earned his 1st degree black belt in Taekwondo

We have some big news. Our 13 year old son Joshua earned his 1st degree black belt in Taekwondo on Sunday! The kids have been attending CMB Karate for a few years now, and they have have been progressing through … Continue reading

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We had a busy Saturday – black belt testing (day 1), a birthday party, the gym, and a high school graduation party

Ooof, Saturday was busy.  In the morning, the kids had karate classes.  I also had to catch up on paying bills. Took the kids to get a quick slice of pizza before Josh began part 1 of testing for his … Continue reading

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Annual beach day after the end of the school year

We took Friday off for the annual beach day at Point Pleasant. As I’ve been told, this is the 6th trip now in a row. Hang out at Point Pleasant on the first Friday after the school year ends. Last … Continue reading

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I’m liking my new Polar A370 – it’s useful and helping me to reach my goals

My wife was kind and thoughtful enough to give me an activity tracker for Father’s Day. Truth be told, I’ve been looking into the benefits of finally purchasing one. It’s taken a long time for me to come around, but … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day! It was a busy weekend to be sure. I was home Friday (sick/working) but after I wrapped up my last call around 5:15 PM, I went out for a solo bike ride. I was tired after a … Continue reading

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We saw Ocean’s 8 – good characters, not so interesting plotĀ 

Nums and I went to see Ocean’s 8 earlier this month on a Friday night. The film is a spin-off from Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s trilogy and features an ensemble cast, including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah … Continue reading

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I attended the 3rd Annual Vendor and Third Party conference in Midtown for two days and learned a lot

Earlier this month, I attended the 3rd Annual Vendor and Third Party USA Conference with a few of my colleagues. I don’t usually attend industry conferences so this was a treat. I earned 15 continuing professional education credits that I … Continue reading

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