5K Foam Fest – Kansas City

This past weekend was a busy one. It started on Saturday with one of my favorite addictions, a 5k obstacle course with my friends. I broke into this hobby about 2 years back by running 5k races as a challenge to get in shape. Last year it turned into an obsession with mud runs and … Continue reading

Hello Lincoln, NE

This past weekend I dragged Evan back up to Lincoln, NE for our Raikes School (JDE) alumni reunion. It was quite the adventurous little weekend! Since I-29 is still closed due to flooding we had to take a detour through Kansas on roads I didn’t even know existed before this weekend. Instead of a nice two lane … Continue reading


After work I decided to take my two rambunctious monsters back to the Penn Valley dog park. I stopped at the house long enough to grab a bite to eat and put the dogs on leashes and then out the door we went. We arrived at the park around 6:30 and I knew that we would … Continue reading

Talk Like a Pirate Day

As everyone should already know, September 19th is International Talk Like A Pirate Day (TLAP). Since this year that puts it square on a Monday, and no pseudo-adult with a full time job would drink rum on a Monday, we decided to celebrate a little early. With a few of our friends and costumes for … Continue reading

Kansas City Rennaisance Festival

Today I went to the Kansas City Rennaisance Festival with Evan, Jesse, Matt and his crew. We arrived shortly after lunch and spent some time wandering around and acquanting ourselves with the festival vendors as well as the bartenders. This week the theme was “Highland Games” so there were kilted men wandering around everywhere. We … Continue reading