It’s amazing how fast kids grow up. You watch them all day everyday, but somehow they change quickly right before your eyes. This video was taken last month, but I just watched it again and was amazed at how well she walked up the stairs that I had to re-post the video. Seems just like yesterday that she couldn’t even [...] Read Full Post
Six years ago today I started this blog. Many things have come and gone, but I’ve stuck with this project. I’ve enjoyed the times I’ve gone back in time to re-read some of my posts and remember how things were going for me back then. It’s amazing the little things that change slowly over the years that you don’t recognize [...] Read Full Post
For the Super Bowl this year we decided to make a whole chicken in the slow-cooker instead of re-heating some frozen wings and other crappy-yet-delicious frozen food. We put the new slow-cooker to use and roasted a whole chicken. Instead of the spice rub below, I made my own out of garlic, onion, chili powder, paprika, and pepper. You really [...] Read Full Post
YES! I can finally throw out my 4-year-old piece of shit HTC Thunderbolt. LOOOONG overdue for this new phone. It’s amazing how I can press an app and have it open in less than a second, not actually sit there and count on both hands before I see some glimpse of life from my old phone that it was attempting [...] Read Full Post
It’s time already for me to get some new tires for the truck. 48,000 miles on the factory tires isn’t too shabby considering they are only rated for 60,000 miles. I’ve gotten 2 1/2 years out of these tires, so I don’t feel that bad. The inner tread was pretty low and the outer tread had no spacing left between [...] Read Full Post
I cannot believe it has almost been a month since vacation and I haven’t bothered to post about it here! Last month we all went down to Disney World for a short vacation. We were lucky to go down with a group from Jess’ father’s school to help make the trip a bit more affordable. It has been many years [...] Read Full Post
Happy New Year everyone!
Finally I was able to start brewing my own beer with the new bottles and malt I got for Christmas. I have had the kit for a few years now and just never got around to using it, mainly because it was way in the back of the closet. Honestly it was incredibly easy to do with this type of [...] Read Full Post