So I turned 30 this past July and let me tell you, this shit is not at all how I expected it to be. We all have that idea of what we'll be like when we reach certain ages. It's a fun way to waste a lot of hours, thinking about the person we assume... Continue Reading →
So I live just outside of what I would classify as a fairly large city; Grand Rapids, Michigan. The population of the city itself is around 195k but the metro area has just over 1 million. Sure, it's not NYC or LA, but that's still a lot of people milling about. I was thinking about... Continue Reading →
Last weekend we went on an amazing trip up to the U.P. (Upper Peninsula for those of you who don't know) of Michigan to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. It was a delightful trip full of adventure and fun. Kristen was actually able to get Friday off of work (due to aging another year) and so... Continue Reading →
This morning was one of those mornings. Do you ever have those? I'm sure you do. Hell, we all do. I was woken up by my kitties meowing at me angrily because they decided they could go no longer survive without getting petted. The coffee maker was in a mood and leaked coffee all over... Continue Reading →
I will likely hit many dead ends and walls but just like the little Rooma, I won't let them stop me. I will turn myself around and head in a new direction. As a wise friend recently said to me, "If you don't let yourself fail, then you won't."
Just got back from a great (albeit short) camping weekend with the bestie. We went up to our favorite spot up in Manistee National Forest. It's a small, hidden away campsite in the woods. It's a little way back from a small two-track seasonal road. Not 100% isolated but we will only very rarely see... Continue Reading →
Life is really fucking crazy. It's been about a year and a half since I've posted on this blog. A lot has happened, allow me to catch you up. I wound up getting promoted at work. It was exciting for a little while but the new position only made the depression I'd been struggling with... Continue Reading →