Wedding Season

Weddings got real this year.  Real real.  So I plotted out my wedding attendance (to the best of my memory).  Check out that exponential growth (directly proportional to the amount of money I spent on wedding presents)!     1996 Laurie & Stan* 2003 Fay’s sister’s wedding* 2005 Megan &

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The Packers Season Ticket Waitlist: Only a lifetime away

During the month of October, a lot of people (9,786 in Oct 2010) read my blog because of my blog post about possible Halloween costumes.  Throughout the rest of the year, my brother is pretty much the only reader.  So Dave, this one’s for you.  Towards the end of my High

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A revealing year’s end…

A friend of mine recently told me that my posts should be shorter and more frequent.  Unfortunately life’s been too busy lately and I haven’t even had time for this.  I suppose I’ll give it a whirl… .   Top Credit Card Transactions of 2009 My Defense 1 STADIUMBAR I had to front my

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Television Revolution: The programs that ran my life

Throughout my life, quality lineups of TV programming seem to take an interesting hold on my day-to-day activities.  Here’s the progression as I remember it in what I like to call my own Television Revolution: The programs that ran my life. 1991: The Disney Afternoon 3:00 – Duck Tales 3:30 – Chip ‘n Dale Rescue

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Delaware: Statistically the worst place to live

I finish grad school this spring.  Which means I will have to become a real person.  Which also means I’m currently in the midst of a job search.  As if this weren’t stressful enough, I also have the daunting task of figuring out where I want to live for the next few

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Love You Forever – World’s creepiest children’s book

I’ve always liked children’s books because although simple, many of them carry great life lessons.  I was talking to my mom last week about books that I loved while I was growing up.  We actually disagreed when it came to what my favorite book was growing up.  In my mom’s

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My childhood in a nutshell

I was thinking today about some of the toys that I loved growing up.  Since I was a pretty nerdy kid, I considered anything which required building or an engineering type obstacle course to pretty much be the Beez Knees.  Going way back, I loved my grandpa’s homemade wooden marble game which

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Summer

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about how different Summer has been throughout my life and how different its meaning has been to me.  As far as I’m concerned, I’ve gone through many different Summer phases and here’s how I remember them. Erb Park Summers (preschool-2nd grade) From the time I

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