Caring & Scaring When I was a kid, dressing up for Halloween was a given. My brother and I always had a costume to go trick or treating in with … Continue Reading Boo Blog: Caring and scaring
#UglyChristmasSuit I’m thrilled this year to be joining my buddy Tom Harness in the #UglyChristmasSuit Fundraiser. He created the concept in 2014, wearing an Ugly Christmas Suit from Shinesty/Opposuits in … Continue Reading You decide: #UglyChristmasSuit 2017
The early years After months, maybe even years of hearing about it, I signed up for Facebook in August 2008. I had been pretty dedicated to MySpace up until that … Continue Reading My evolution through Facebook
I guess sleep really isn’t a habit, but I’m going with the title anyway. I don’t smoke, I drink in moderation, I exercise and I eat a relatively healthy diet. But … Continue Reading Sleep: My unhealthiest habit
Remembering Sandie Grassino Like many of my fellow alumni at Northwest High School, I was shocked and saddened to read the news that Sandie Grassino has died. Students in the … Continue Reading ‘Memories’ of ‘G’
In 2016 my buddy Tom Harness, his team members at Harness Digital Marketing and I started a friendly Pumpkin War. Tom despises all things pumpkin from the coffee to the … Continue Reading The Pumpkin Wars have ended (for now)
In just over a month, I’ll mark 20 years as a journalist. I’ll have much more on that on this blog when the actual anniversary rolls around, but as I … Continue Reading 3 Career paths I seriously considered
On May 1, 2016, I embarked on a running streak. Several people in the group I run with occasionally, The Yellow Donkeys, had started the streak. So I thought, why … Continue Reading 500 reasons I run (actually there’s only 5)
Let’s get Smurfy September 12, 1981. I was in the third grade and eagerly sat in front of the TV in our living room waiting for the premiere of The … Continue Reading 3 Lessons the Smurfs have taught us all
Sixteen years ago the world changed forever. Today, like all past 9/11s since the attacks, people on social media reflect and remember where they were that fateful day. I was … Continue Reading Never Forget
I know this blog isn’t going to win any popularity contests in my house, but I felt compelled to write it anyway. Twelve years ago our oldest son Ethan started … Continue Reading When your kindergarten baby grows up
Over the weekend I had a chance to participate in something I’d never done before. A craft beer and doughnut pairing event. It was held at Mary Jane Burgers & … Continue Reading Donuts + Beer = FYeah!
This November marks 20 years in the news business for me. I started the broadcasting portion of my career in 1997. It has taken me to three different TV stations … Continue Reading Building a brand: What are you known for?
In January 2016 I posted a blog about how running was making me fat. At the time of that post, I weighed 193.6 pounds. I’m pretty sure that was my … Continue Reading Still trying to outrun my fork
I’m a self-professed geek. I would say nerd, but I’ve always thought of nerds as being smart. Clearly, I’m far from being smart, but I am geeky as hell and … Continue Reading My bucket list of geekiness
I still consider myself a newbie in the world of craft beer. Just over a year ago my buddy Tom Harness and I started seriously discussing doing reviews of craft … Continue Reading Craft beer and bacon and cheese! Oh my!