This Guy…

I posted the first birthday tribute to Mike last year, and it was entitled 'This Guy..." I thought it was perfectly fitting to use every year, primarily because it's one of his favorite sayings when he's fooling around with his sons or his buddies. An entire year has gone by, and what a year it has been. In some ways, I cringe when I look back and read that post, because we were in the middle of … [Read more...]

This Guy…

may be one of the most misunderstood people in all of sports. Probably because you usually see him looking like this: But I know him best like this: He's celebrating a birthday, so I thought I'd take this opportunity to let you in on the lesser-known side of him: He's fiercely loyal, Contagiously optimistic, A loud clapper, An excellent dancer...and while we're at it, has … [Read more...]

Ah, Amore

Mike and I are nearing the end of our cruise, sadly, and we’re trying to savor every last minute of this time together. One of the reasons we love cruising so much is that most days, the greatest dilemma we face is what time the next meal is being served and on which deck. Our younger kids are at Kamp Kanakuk, a camp they’ve been going to for the last 15 years or so in Branson, Missouri. Our … [Read more...]