• My Top 10 Snorkeling Tips

    Let’s get the obvious out of the way: I’m not the world’s best snorkeler. (Does such a title/honor even exist?) So why read my snorkeling tips? I get it. I hear you. Look, I’m just a guy who loves snorkeling, has done it a few dozen times, and has a knack for finding turtles, rays, …

    November 27, 2021
  • 2021 General Election Voting Record

    It’s kind of a weird election year this is in our area. All of the positions up for grabs are non-partisan — things like city council, school board, fire commissioners, etc. And I don’t know whether it’s Covid or not, but something seems to have brought out what I would consider a few less-than-ideal candidates. …

    October 17, 2021
  • Was 1983 the Greatest Year in Music History?

    Here’s a list of just some of the great albums that were released in 1983. These are so good and so well-known, that I bet music fans of my generation don’t need me to put the artist’s name next to each one. SynchronicityLet’s DanceWarMurmurFrontiersRebel YellMadonnaPyromaniaEliminatorSeven & The Ragged TigerThe CrossingAn Innocent Man90125She’s So Unusual Metal …

    May 29, 2021
  • Meet Blaze (Also, I’m Exhausted!)

    I guess I’d forgotten how much energy young dogs have. Because we’ve had a new and young dog for about 9-10 hours and I AM EXHAUSTED. 😆 This beautiful girl is Blaze! We debated as a family for the past week about what to name her, and no one really came up with a name …

    May 15, 2021
  • TV Shows I’d Be Willing to Start a Podcast About

    Ted Lasso Billions Yellowstone For All Mankind The Mandalorian The Voice Shark Tank LOST (been threatening to do a LOST podcast forever!) In the right situation, you might also convince me to do a podcast about Chopped, The Morning Show, The Blacklist, and 9-1-1. (On-air image by Michi S from Pixabay)

    May 2, 2021
  • I Saw a Movie Tonight. In a Movie Theater.

    I sure didn’t expect to get a bit emotional tonight in the parking lot of the Queensgate 12 movie theaters, but I also didn’t expect to go 16 months without even being able to see a movie at a real theater. Such was the case tonight, though, as I walked out to my car after …

    April 23, 2021