Monthly Archives: August 2011

Pop’s Promise: To Be A Man of His Word

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Six years ago today, I received a phone call letting me know someone in my family had died. But it wasn’t until years later that I started to understand him. After 77 years of life, my … Continue reading

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Don’t Touch My Wife’s P^ssy!!

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Thursday, August 25, 2011 Tonight Tammy and I were the intended targets of intimidation tactics from our neighbor. We were standing in the kitchen making dinner and when we looked out of the window there was no mistaking what we … Continue reading

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The Checkout Curse; Grace Never Fails

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011 I really think I am cursed. Either that or I have the uncanny ability to pick out the register with the slowest checkers. I stopped in Wal-Mart tonight for a few items and headed to checkout. … Continue reading

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Concert Brings More Than Just a Rocking, Good Time

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Friday, August 19, 2011 A lot of good concerts come through the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater in Tinley Park, but because it’s a two hour drive (without traffic) we had only been there once. When we heard Kid Rock was … Continue reading

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Braces Off + Ribs = Fun Times

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Saturday, August 13, 2011 When Jake and his girlfriend Grace come over I always keep a notepad and pen at arms length and their recent visit didn’t disappoint. They came over Saturday night to celebrate the removal of Grace’s braces … Continue reading

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25 Things About Me

originally posted March 3, 2009 I enjoyed writing this over two years ago almost as much as I enjoyed re-reading it a few days ago. It helps me keep things in perspective in this fast-paced, crazy world. “When you’ve lost … Continue reading

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Carpooling Hell (Tammy’s version)

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August, 11, 2011 I used to want to carpool with Jason when we drove an hour to work every day. Not so much anymore. I have a certain routine that I do every morning and I have learned that I … Continue reading

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Can You Ear Me Now?

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Saturday, August 6, 2011 When Tammy asked if I wanted to go for a walk “to Dairy Queen” around 8:15 p.m., I quickly said NO because I had already showered and was ready to relax and watch a movie. But … Continue reading

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Babies, BBQ, Beer and Buhholes…

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Saturday, July 30 It was an early morning for a Saturday as Tammy’s sister was dropping off nine-month-old Gavin (aka Baby G and Monkey) around 7 am for us to watch while she went to work. When it’s our Saturday … Continue reading

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I’m Not in the Mood…

Wednesday, July 27th Looks like this week’s Pet Peeve Day fell on Wednesday. Last week it was Tuesday. But on both days the Pet Peeve Offender was the same person. Last Tuesday (July 19th) I had just punched in at … Continue reading

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