My past year on this earth was a bit of a whirlwind. Facing down the COVID-19 pandemic has not been easy on any of us. But, years from now, I think I’ll remember the good stuff. My life has changed for the better in so many ways. I am in … Continue reading →

2021 Goals

As I look back on the past year, it is hard to believe everything that happened. I am a proud owner of a new home that sits on 2.5 acres of land. I have worked as a full-time writer at WP Tavern for over a year. Plus, so many other … Continue reading →

2020: Counting My Blessings

I thought 2019 was a whirlwind of a year. 2020 decided to blindside us all, right? No year in review post can be written without mentioning the COVID-19 pandemic, at least in passing. As much as I hate what has happened to so many families this year, it has been … Continue reading →


13,149. That’s the number of days I have been living and breathing on this world thus far. In years, that number is 36. Happy birthday to me. I recently saw a tweet from someone announcing they had reached their 15,000th day. That particular message resonated with me. Why do we … Continue reading →

2020 goals

With a relatively successful 2019, I am hitting the ground running into 2020. This is the first year in a long time where I feel like I am at a good starting point. One of the big realizations from the past year is that I’m not getting any younger. It’s … Continue reading →

2019 year in review

It has been a whirlwind of a year. Looking back at where I ended 2018 and started 2019, I was not fully prepared for everything that happened. The big items from 2019 were: Yours truly turned 35. Shut down the business side of Theme Hybrid. Took a fulltime writing gig … Continue reading →


Every year I tell myself that I’m going to blog my birthday. And, every May 1st, with the exception of a bacon omelet photo I posted in 2013, I fail. This year, I was determined. The fates were absolutely working against me today. I was coding a new feature for … Continue reading →

2019 goals

It’s hard to believe that it’s the start of a new year. That’s what we say every year, right? A new year always gives you a fresh slate on life, to a degree. There’s new possibilities. There’s hope for something greater than the year before. It’s an exciting time where … Continue reading →

Christmas dice game

There’s an ongoing joke about that one drunk uncle everyone must tolerate during the holidays at family gatherings. Everyone has one of these, right? Now, imagine playing a game where said uncle was forced to prance like a reindeer across the living room floor to exchange gifts during a thrilling … Continue reading →

Christmas 2018 haul

It’s been a long while since I blogged about the gifts that I’ve been fortunate enough to receive for Christmas. But, it’s always a fun thing to do. I enjoy seeing what others received, so I thought share I’d my Christmas 2018 haul. This year seems to be the year … Continue reading →