Teaching

For the first time, I will be teaching 2 sections of a class in the School of Business at Eastern Illinois University this spring. During my undergraduate and graduate years I had thought about…


1 Year of Awesomeness

Hard to believe its already been a year since me and Jen were married. I still can't believe how lucky I am to have such a great partner in life and adventures. Let's just talk about how awesome our…


July 4th, 2011

Ever since I "joined" the Hindes/Blough family (technically only a few weeks ago, but I feel like i've been a part since I met them about 2.5 years ago) - I've been coming to their Fourth of July…


40 Mile Relay

Last weekend, I had some friends come down, and we ran (its what my friends and I do for fun). We ran in Charleston's first 40 Mile Relay, and we won it - beating the next team by a whole hour!…


Working a Big-Boy Job - My Latest Adventure

I'm loving it - work that is.  I'd have to say I'm an extremely lucky man.  Not everyone gets to do what they love - and sometimes people just have trouble finding what they love to do.  I knew I…


Friends - They Paved Paradise and Put up a Parking Lot

Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you got till its gone? I'm done living with teammates and fellow college students.  It's exciting to be moving on, and for me, I'm a bit of a neat…


An Evening with the Hindes Family (And Taking in a Ball Game at Wrigley)

Cruisin in the Silver Bullet up the quiet I-57 Jen's got a pretty cool brother, and he is getting ready to head to South America to backpack around the continent for a few months - pretty badass.…


Weekend in Indianpolis

A few months back, Jen got an awesome cooking class offer in her Groupon inbox - so we signed up for "Date Night: Italy!"  We both weren't sure when we would be able to take the class - but Groupon…


Chihuahua – Day 5 (3/18/10)

We were going to eat breakfast with the kids, but after staying up so late, we didn’t go. We had breakfast here, and then about 8:30 Emilio drove us into town to the centro. On our way there, we…


Chihuahua – Day 4 (3/17/10)

Breakfast in the room, and we started working with Maria Del Mar at 8am. At 10am, the would be starting. So we did some last minute cleaning – we swept the entrance plaza outside the dorms – all…