Two Week’s Notice (pt.1)


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It is that time of year again. I get two weeks of vacation¬†and we pack the car up Griswold style and head up North. Then I come home to cram a year’s worth of house projects into a 3 week period before everyone comes back home.

This year’s vacation will likely go down as the Summer of Nostalgia. Continue reading

Dancing Queen


IMG_20150517_115603Several months ago, Jenn came home and said I want to sign Grace up for a 2 year-old dance class at a local community center. It sounded like a decent idea and we were sure Grace would love it.

I realized then, that we are just starting to enter the era that is filled with the onslaught of kids activities and events. Continue reading



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1,825 days of new adventures, some sleepless nights, but ultimately unforgettable life changing moments.

We celebrated Nolin’s 5th birthday a few days early. After acquiring some points from work travel, we stayed at a the Hilton near Disney on Sunday and then spent the following Monday using our last Disney pass from my parent’s Christmas present.

On Sunday, we spent over 7 hours straight at the pool which included: Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day


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First came love, then came marriage…and then all hell broke loose.

That was the Mother’s Day card I got Jenn and one that seemed very fitting. Our lives are drastically different today then they were five years ago as this entire journey was getting ready to begin. Continue reading

The Marathon(s)


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3:27:05 / 9119 / 1933 / 1561 / 7:53

No, it’s not the mysterious numbers from a new Lost spinoff. This is Jenn’s Boston Marathon Finish Time, Overall Rank, Overall Female Rank, Division Rank and pace per mile. She paced almost 30 seconds per mile faster than her qualifying time and had a PR of over 10 minutes.

Not to take anything away from this amazing accomplishment, but I kind of had a marathon of my own going at the same time. Before we get into our marathons, I’ll treat you all to the DVR version of the blog so that you can catch up on everything you missed between my last post in 90 seconds. Continue reading


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