Give Thanks

What does it look like to give thanks during a season of sadness? What does it feel like to be thankful when you're still grieving a great loss? This was my year to find this out. It's hard to put into words all that my grandfather was. From my youngest years I remember him as …

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I’m not Ron Swanson

As big Parks & Rec fans, and as someone who may share a few personality quirks with Ron Swanson, I was super excited when Marcia surprised me with tickets to see Nick Offerman. While his comedy can be a bit blue (he opened the show with a song about his inability to work PG-13), he …

304 Days…

I've been married for 304 days. That's almost a full year for anyone keeping score at home. In the past year I've moved across the country, made a bunch of new friends and learned how to call a new place home. I've been stretched and challenged for sure, but I've also experienced moments of pure …