Brewers On Deck Event Recap

This past Sunday I attended the Milwaukee Brewers Annual Winter Fan Fest, more commonly known as Brewers On Deck. Here’s a recap of the event and a bit of my personal perspective, with a few photos to boot. I picked up a good friend shortly after 8:00 a.m. and we made the 1.5-hour trek to…

Creativity Weekend Recap

A few years ago my wife Sarah took up scrapbooking as a hobby.  She started out by creating two photo scrapbooks in memory of her cousin that passed away after a battle with cancer. When I say scrapbook, I’m talking the Creative Memories type of book with photos, embellishments, page titles, and memories written to…

Telling Your Story Workshop Recap with Jerry Apps

My wife and I attended a writing workshop led by Wisconsin author Jerry Apps this past weekend.  The focus of the workshop was for attendees to revisit their personal history and learn how to turn those memories into a working document.  Jerry said we wouldn’t be covering the publishing end of things – and he…

Ice Fishing Memories with Dad

Dad could hardly wait for the lakes to freeze enough for him to go ice fishing. You could have sworn he was part or all Eskimo because he loved the cold and never wore a hat to cover his ears. He had extra-large and tough hands, most likely from doing concrete work in summer months.  He…