Lessons Learned: The World’s Greatest Backyard Games

The World's Greatest Backyard Games, by Mathew Grear Sometimes in life you meet people that have made the choice to go for it. They have a passion or something they want to accomplish, and they put their mind towards reaching that goal. Matt Grear, author of The World’s Greatest Backyard Games is one of those … Continue reading Lessons Learned: The World’s Greatest Backyard Games

While The World Sleeps

There is nothing more distracting to me than having other people around. If another human is in the room I’m talking to them, whether they like it or not, and just being in the same building with someone creates an urge almost as great. This has always meant that I had to find ways to … Continue reading While The World Sleeps

Friends

Best Friends Margaret the Cow with Pearl the Goat Although I'm sure everyone clicked through to hear about everyone's favorite sitcom that is not what I'm writing about, however, I am a huge fan so if you do want to chat about Friends the show just let me know. This is about two rather unlikely … Continue reading Friends

Play Time

As I have been talking to people over the last couple months the consistent theme is what they now see as important is a lot different than a year ago. They are trading maximizing the dollars they can make for enjoying what they do every day and who they do it with. Spending time with … Continue reading Play Time

“How Are You?”

Changing cell phones can be a pain in the neck. It has gotten much easier now that information is easily transferred between the phones and gone are the days of manually entering all your contacts or going to a kiosk in the mall to have them transferred over, but the process can still be cumbersome. … Continue reading “How Are You?”

The Year Long Hangover

2020 Hangover 2021 I started writing this post by sarcastically rehashing 2020 then deleted it deciding this was not the place for that. You know what just happened, you lived it and don’t need to relive it again right now. I’m sure Time Magazine, Fox News, NPR, and all the other media outlets will be … Continue reading The Year Long Hangover

Battery Life

Battery Last night I looked down at my phone and surprisingly it still had almost half its battery life. This is abnormal for me often having to charge my phone before the end of the day. This is a combination of two factors, one my phone is old, so the battery life is not what … Continue reading Battery Life

Tracking

VHS Tape Before I ever had cable, satellite, DVD’s, Netflix, Amazon, or whatever streaming option, I had the VHS. A product of the 80’s we would go to the Video Depot, a marvelous place filled with rows and rows of endless entertainment. There were even rows I wasn’t supposed to go down because those movies … Continue reading Tracking

Life in the Haze

Driving through the Haze in Northern California For much of September I lived in the haze. I took a quick drive to Northern California where the smoke was so thick, I felt as though I could physically touch it. The surreal colors created by the sun and chemicals made it look like I was moving … Continue reading Life in the Haze

Passion Brings Football to the Community

It is rare to find the point where passion meets the desire to give back to one’s community. Tyler Anderson’s History of Whatcom County Highschool Football Facebook page is exactly that combination. Anderson is a big sports fan. He enjoys the competition, the athleticism, and the history but what he loves the most is what … Continue reading Passion Brings Football to the Community