Occupy Me!

With all the talk of "Occupy Wallstreet" and "1 percenters" and iPhones, I thought I would take some time to talk about what occupies me. In a typical day, I'll wear clothes from Banana Republic or Target or maybe some other random store I've shopped at. Some times I wear shorts and a t-shirt, sometimes I wear jeans and a nice shirt. I drink coffee from Starbucks or maybe Folgers that I brewed at home. On Friday's I go with my family to a gas station to get what we call "Zombie Biscuits" from an old lady who is there 6 days a week serving food to truckers, teachers, and…
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It’s the little things

Like little tiny toes and fingers and a yawn, that make it all worth it. Last Friday we went for our first official sonogram. It was the first time we got to see Jr. BLT really moving around. We got to see all his little baby parts and they were all perfect. For me, all I could do was sit there in awe. Here was this little baby, growing inside of my wife. He was so wonderful. He seemed in bliss and just happy to be right where he was. I wanted to hold him, but was ok with him being tucked away safely for the next few months. Below…
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I need a hobby

Everyone has things they enjoy doing. Whether it's snow boarding, bear wrangling, knitting, or deep sea fishing, people generally just like being active. For me the things that I enjoy doing are going to the gym (or exercise in general), cooking, and/or doing something with my hands. I really like the process of taking nothing or raw materials and creating a finished product. I don't claim to be the best cook or most prolific builder, but I give it my all when I get into it. Over the past few months work has started to creep into my life more and more, thus taking away time to do other things…
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Occupy Me!

With all the talk of "Occupy Wallstreet" and "1 percenters" and iPhones, I thought I would take some time to talk about what occupies me. In a typical day, I'll wear clothes from Banana Republic or Target or maybe some other random store I've shopped at. Some times I wear shorts and a t-shirt, sometimes I wear jeans and a nice shirt. I drink coffee from Starbucks or maybe Folgers that I brewed at home. On Friday's I go with my family to a gas station to get what we call "Zombie Biscuits" from an old lady who is there 6 days a week serving food to truckers, teachers, and…
Read More

It’s the little things

Like little tiny toes and fingers and a yawn, that make it all worth it. Last Friday we went for our first official sonogram. It was the first time we got to see Jr. BLT really moving around. We got to see all his little baby parts and they were all perfect. For me, all I could do was sit there in awe. Here was this little baby, growing inside of my wife. He was so wonderful. He seemed in bliss and just happy to be right where he was. I wanted to hold him, but was ok with him being tucked away safely for the next few months. Below…
Read More

I need a hobby

Everyone has things they enjoy doing. Whether it's snow boarding, bear wrangling, knitting, or deep sea fishing, people generally just like being active. For me the things that I enjoy doing are going to the gym (or exercise in general), cooking, and/or doing something with my hands. I really like the process of taking nothing or raw materials and creating a finished product. I don't claim to be the best cook or most prolific builder, but I give it my all when I get into it. Over the past few months work has started to creep into my life more and more, thus taking away time to do other things…
Read More

Occupy Me!

With all the talk of "Occupy Wallstreet" and "1 percenters" and iPhones, I thought I would take some time to talk about what occupies me. In a typical day, I'll wear clothes from Banana Republic or Target or maybe some other random store I've shopped at. Some times I wear shorts and a t-shirt, sometimes I wear jeans and a nice shirt. I drink coffee from Starbucks or maybe Folgers that I brewed at home. On Friday's I go with my family to a gas station to get what we call "Zombie Biscuits" from an old lady who is there 6 days a week serving food to truckers, teachers, and…
Read More

It’s the little things

Like little tiny toes and fingers and a yawn, that make it all worth it. Last Friday we went for our first official sonogram. It was the first time we got to see Jr. BLT really moving around. We got to see all his little baby parts and they were all perfect. For me, all I could do was sit there in awe. Here was this little baby, growing inside of my wife. He was so wonderful. He seemed in bliss and just happy to be right where he was. I wanted to hold him, but was ok with him being tucked away safely for the next few months. Below…
Read More

I need a hobby

Everyone has things they enjoy doing. Whether it's snow boarding, bear wrangling, knitting, or deep sea fishing, people generally just like being active. For me the things that I enjoy doing are going to the gym (or exercise in general), cooking, and/or doing something with my hands. I really like the process of taking nothing or raw materials and creating a finished product. I don't claim to be the best cook or most prolific builder, but I give it my all when I get into it. Over the past few months work has started to creep into my life more and more, thus taking away time to do other things…
Read More