Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Sad, Happy Birthday to My Wife

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Today is Tammy’s birthday and for the first time since I arrived in Chicagoland, I won’t be able to celebrate it with her. Not that I had something planned or anything since it’s not one the milestone birthdays (we one … Continue reading

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Would You Rather? Manning Edition

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Several years ago Tammy and I bought a little book full of Would You Rather questions to take when we traveled. It gave us hours of entertainment but none of them were as interesting as last night. I was sitting … Continue reading

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Just Another Manning Monday

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ESPN has a NFL commercial that says “it all comes down to Monday night” and that was never more true than in our house last night. That’s because Tammy’s favorite football player, Peyton Manning, was playing on Monday Night Football. … Continue reading

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Is Tammy Pressing Her Luck with Peyton?

I knew Tammy loves All Things Peyton but it may have sunk to a new low. This morning she was pouring over her Fantasy Football lineups and had a wide receiver dilemma on one of her teams. She had to … Continue reading

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Savannah’s Ready to be My Wingman

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At some point in life everyone has either had or been someone’s wingman. Fortunately for me Savannah was more than willing to step in and be my “wingman” last Thursday night during the Chicago Bears-Green Bay Packers game. I stopped … Continue reading

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Why Are You Here?

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I’m one of those people who needs a few minutes after waking up for things to register and for everything to start working properly. Remember my “Huh? What? Where Am I?” moment back in July? Well, I had another one … Continue reading

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Today Was Supposed to be Different

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This morning was sposed to be different from the 230 days before it and I had been getting nervously excited about it. But, for reasons beyond my control, today is going to be just like it has been since Jan. … Continue reading

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Our Weird, Wet Night with the “Army” and the Crüe

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Going to a concert at the Alpine Valley Music Theater in East Troy, Wisconsin, is always a good time because they allow fans to tailgate before the show. But when KISS is one of the bands performing I know the … Continue reading

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Savannah Is Ready for Some Football? Are You?

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The NFL season kicks off with a full slate of games today which means it’s an exciting time in our house. Tammy is already dressed in her Peyton Manning shirt, and matching yoga pants, has been checking her fantasy football … Continue reading

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Amping Up for a Night with the Crüe

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The day I’ve been waiting for since November 8, 1987 has finally arrived. That date was the first and only time that I saw Mötley Crüe, until today when Vince, Mick, Tommy and Nikki invade Alpine Valley in East Troy, … Continue reading

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