My team is meeting up in DC this week, and we took an awesome night tour of the National Mall and the surrounding memorials. Amazing, beautiful monuments to so many different parts of America's history.
Gin and tonic has long been my go-to drink. I've loved them for years, largely because they're so simple (not to mention delicious).It's hard to imagine improving on such a classic staple, but Lynne and I recently picked up a bottle of Jack Rudy Cocktail Company tonic syrup.We won't be looking back.It's pretty amazing. Mixing … Continue reading Gin and Tonic: Upgraded
Lynne and I have finished binge watching Downton Abbey. I'm exhausted. Before we watched it, I was intrigued by the idea of the show and I wound up enjoying it immensely - much more than I thought I would. As fans of the show will already know there are about a million things that could be said about it - but one in particular has really stood out to me...
As hard as it is for us to believe, Wynnie and Vega are officially 10 years old. I don't know what to say, so instead - pictures! Click on through to check them out.
13 years ago today, a beautiful girl that I worked with asked if I had any plans for New Year's Eve, and if I wanted to come to a get together at her sister's house. I'd liked this girl - a lot - for a while, so I said yes with zero hesitation. 13 amazing … Continue reading Happy New Year
What's better than decorating your Christmas tree? Decorating your Christmas tree twice. Christmas trees don't last forever. It's one of those sad things we just have to live with and accept. This year though, we lost ours really really. Probably my fault. I like to experiment with different ways to prolong the life of our trees, … Continue reading Christmas Tree 2.0
Automattic recently announced that they were hooking all of us up with Fitbits, which is pretty damn cool. I've had mine for a few days now and I'm really loving it. You know, now that I'm getting over the obsessive, overly analytical phase I go through with a new gadget. Speaking of that - a … Continue reading Fitbitted
What a perfect day for it! Sunny, but not hot - comfortable with a gentle autumn breeze drifting through the rows and rows of apple trees... Honeycrisp, gala, macoun, macintosh, cortland, fuji, and so many, many more. Not to mention the fresh apple cider donuts, which we could smell all the way from the parking … Continue reading Apple Pickin’
This weekend is my town's annual used book sale, which is always a good time. An old gym in the back of the Town Hall building is filled with tables. Those tables are then filled with books. And then more books. So many books. It's wonderful. I (and my wife, who spoils me) have been to a … Continue reading So Many Books