Holy vacation, Batman: Hawaii and our Baby Shower

My wife and I do a lot of little trips, largely because we live a few hours away from the rest of our family. I don't think a month has gone by where we haven't at least done one weekend in Portland, or Bend, or camping, or something. We don't typically do big vacations, but … Continue reading Holy vacation, Batman: Hawaii and our Baby Shower

Camping and Hatchet are not a good mix

2 weekends ago, my wife and I decided to go camping. We'd been wanting to all summer, but hadn't been able to make it work out so far. We decided mid day on Friday to go get a spot Saturday, and had a great time. While we were getting ready to go, I heard Griffin … Continue reading Camping and Hatchet are not a good mix

The Joy of Cooking (Shows): We’ve been watching way too much Bon Appétit and I love it!

I'd heard about Gourmet Makes a few times before my wife and I sat down to watch it, so I knew roughly what I was in for. In short, a pastry chef does her best to recreate prepackaged process foods in a "home cooking" style. I didn't expect it to make Bon Appétit Youtube shows … Continue reading The Joy of Cooking (Shows): We’ve been watching way too much Bon Appétit and I love it!

80s style gore-fests: Stranger Things 3, Doom, and A Robot Named Fight

Apologies for the late post... there's been a lot going on in life, and I completely forgot to get this up yesterday. I think I'm going to change my blog post day to Fridays going forward, to give me more time to think about what I want to write about. I've accidentally found myself consuming … Continue reading 80s style gore-fests: Stranger Things 3, Doom, and A Robot Named Fight

I played a lot of games this Fourth of July, and that was time well spent

My wife and I were lucky enough to spend this Fourth of July with family and friends, and had a wonderful time! We had great, enormous meals, saw live music, had deep conversations, and played some video games! And, naturally, it's the video games thoughts I most want to share here, because while the rest … Continue reading I played a lot of games this Fourth of July, and that was time well spent