The Lost Art of the Mixtape

I never know why I mention this or what kind of importance it has but I'd like to say that I'm composing this post from my phone via the WordPress app. I think it's because there are photos on my phone I want to use and reclining in the lounge chair is much more comfortable … Continue reading The Lost Art of the Mixtape

2013: My Year In Review

Since this is a personal blog, I figured that instead of writing a year-end review about other things, it would be better suited for me to give a year-end review of things that actually happened in my life. It’s much easier to do something like this now since chances are I captured those moments with … Continue reading 2013: My Year In Review

Smilin’ Jack

If you grew up in the South Bay like I did (Wilmington in particular), your Halloween just wasn’t complete until you and your family paid a visit to Smilin’ Jack (see image). It’s a tradition that has taken place for the last 60 years and the local residents love it. So what exactly happens when … Continue reading Smilin’ Jack

We Survived Coffeegeddon!

There have been a few scenarios in my life that couldn’t have been predicted by a psychic. The first scenario involved me being in a white Ford Econoline van with two practically complete strangers, driving up Highway 71 from Arkansas into Missouri looking for alcoholic beverages and girly magazines. Sound outlandish? Believe it or not, … Continue reading We Survived Coffeegeddon!

The Suite Life

As my readers know, I started my weight loss blog when I was about 250 lbs. to chronicle my progress on my way to my goal of 200 lbs. By then, I had already lost 50 lbs. but wasn't blogging yet. I did this not only for my own motivation but also as a way … Continue reading The Suite Life