Whole30 | Day 3..4…..and 5.

After two days of writing about eating nothing fun or exciting, I quickly discovered that I was losing all motivation to write anything fun or exciting.   Alas, writing this blog is one of the only things keeping me accountable to this diet, so we press on.   Day 3 As I write this, it is […]

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Whole30 | Day 2

Day 2   I slept 11 hours straight last night.   I’m not sure what happened. All I know is that we got home from Ben’s six month pictures and a sudden wave of exhaustion hit like nothing I’ve ever felt. Sugar withdrawal is real, ya’ll. (Anger from your wife after an entire evening and […]

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Whole30 | Day 1

Day 1   This morning was a bit of a rude awakening regardless of the start of Whole30, as I had to be up about 2 hours earlier than normal for a meeting. Arriving at Panera, I simply grabbed a large black coffee and prepared for a long day of hunger. Hunger never hit. Rather, […]

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Off The Grid |1.5.18|

At the beginning of 2017, I set forth with one goal in mind: I was going to grow grass in our backyard. When we bought our house, it was clear that the previous (and possibly only) owners had barely touched the outside of the home. Maybe they didn’t even realize it was out there. While there […]

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Am I Helpful? |1.4.18|

When I was a sophomore in high school I began a foray into the “art of self-categorization” by taking what was known as the PLAN test. A predecessor to the life-altering ACT, this test of general knowledge, specific subjects, and personality traits claimed to help students know how they would likely do on the ACT if […]

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Mind Map|1.3.18 |

Have you ever needed to dump your brain out?  One of the best parts of turning the page on a new year is the opportunity to hit the reset button, clear the email inbox, and delete those tasks from 2017 that never seemed to get finished. No matter how hard I try to “clean house”, […]

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Some day you will read in the papers that D.L. Moody of East Northfield, is dead. Don’t you believe a word of it! At that moment I shall be more alive than I am now; I shall have gone up higher, that is all, out of this old clay tenement into a house that is […]

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