Monthly Archives: January 2014

Our MLK weekend trip to Michigan

What’s not to love about a family road trip? Our two friends Paul & Biji had a son Daniel two years ago. Unfortunately, we never made the stars align properly to make it out to see them since Daniel’s birth. … Continue reading

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Brand new (and almost finished) hall closet

Our main hallway closet has been bothering us for a long while — it’s never been quite well organized. I’m sharing this tidbit, because I’m certain that many other families have encountered the same lack of organization issue. We’ve recently … Continue reading

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Pinewood Derby

This year’s Pinewood Derby was coming up soon, but with a confluence of events, we were left with minimal free time. What with my unplanned business trip to Seattle and all, school work, regular work,, and our recent trip to … Continue reading

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Business trip to Seattle, Washington

For a guy who started out his career traveling every week domestically in public accounting, and added international travel after performing various internal audit roles, I haven’t traveled for work in a long time. Looking back, my last business trip … Continue reading

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My first circuit training session at Orangetheory Fitness

So……. you know I’ve been back to working out regularly. This once a month or even once a week thing was never going to work. You know that. I know that. It’s almost a waste of time, but a combination … Continue reading

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My first week at the new job

Back to work! Although it was nice to be on vacation, I had been waiting to get back to work. And not just any work. My new job. In my first non-audit role since 2000 when I had switched over … Continue reading

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This year’s Christmas Pageant at church

My wife organized and put together this year’s Christmas Pageant. It wasn’t the traditional script. She found a snarky alternate take on the Nativity, which I liked. You know, it’s not a bad thing to switch things up a little … Continue reading

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The end of my two week vacation

Today is the end of my two weeks of vacation. I haven’t had two weeks like this since 2004 when I went to India. Oh, I’ve taken 7 – 10 days off in the past here and there at the … Continue reading

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Cats sleep a lot

Questions: Why do they sleep so much? Why do they prefer our bed to sleep in? I guess if I had a choice, I’d love to spend my day off in my own bedroom. But every day? These guys should … Continue reading

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Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

WANTED: Someone to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. You’ll get paid after we get back. Must bring your own weapons. Safety not guaranteed. I have only done this once before. You know, I wanted … Continue reading

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