It’s been exactly one year since I posted anything on my blog. I’m not sure exactly what’s kept me from … Continue reading What’s Your Definition of Friendship?
Jack passed away on 18 June 2002. I never seem to ever remember that date, always needing to consult the … Continue reading Eat, Drink, Love
The story of Pearl Jam is the story of friendship. It’s the story of love. It’s the main reason why they have been among my favourite bands as they have spanned my college years thru young and old adulthood in Chicago. They have spanned my high school friends, among my best friends to my post-college friends, among my best friends. Continue reading Pearl Jam with Derek — 20 August 2016
2016 was a year where I focused upon myself, my family & my friends, and my dog. Along the way, my family, friends and I experienced loss. Along the way, I joined an amazing company (Upwork), went on an amazing adventure (the Rickshaw Run in India), and the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. It was an epic year. Continue reading 2016: a Retrospective and a Different Perspective
We drove almost 400 km today, had a tire flatten which quite fortunately was easy to replace. I felt super strong for a bit, tilting our tuk-tuk over, before I realized a thirteen-year-old could do it as well. Yup, this was definitely safe; and we were most certainly daft. Continue reading India 2016 | Rickshaw Run, Day 8: I Can’t Drive 55 in Bihar — 11 April
We gave out some more #FreeHugs though this time, Derek also joined in on the action. DaveRisner had been dominating the #FreeHug world up until this point, but that’s what’s great about free hugs — the world could use a lot more of them. And one by one, we were all joining in on the revolution. Continue reading India 2016 | Rickshaw Run, Day 2: Jaisalmer… And So It Begins — 2 April
Leopold’s is the kind of place where you can solve the world’s problems. I imagine there may be a few pubs in Ireland who could claim the same. After a couple towers, most certainly DaveRisner, Derek and I had a bead on a few.
We closed down Leopolds back in June 2014 for our one night stay in Mumbai. In our minds, DaveRisner needed to see it… Continue reading India 2016 | At Leopolds in Mumbai — 25 March
Mass on Christmas Eve has always been special for me, attending church with either parts of my, or my entire, … Continue reading Christmas Eve
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” This particular moment is certainly among the best. … Continue reading Every Day Is Christmas
I suggest going on road trips. Whether they are planned or unplanned makes no difference. Just get in your car, … Continue reading Car Dancing. Road Trips.