• Travel

    A hard-working vacation.

    This is a hard post to write. Vacations are always hard to write about because no one can relate. But oh, the guilt. Guilt is dirty. It’s right up there with shame, worry, and jealousy. They are the emotions that make us ugly people. The better you are at brushing these feelings off, well, I don’t really know because I’m a little pig rolling in the mud. I travel a lot. I wish I could validate this statement by saying it’s for work. It’s not. The second I walk into Kansas City International Airport, I feel it – travel guilt. Money guilt  The cost of this plane ticket and hotel could go towards paying off…

  • Hunting

    Sea level.

    I’m starting to realize our fishing is not normal. My vacations in general are not normal.  When Boost Oxygen asked me to write about my experience with their product, I told them I would. They saved my life in Colorado and I would love to share my story.* * I am not being paid. I don’t want to be paid. I write about my life on my blog. It’s that simple. Ok, back to my impending death – fine, I probably wouldn’t have died in Colorado from the flu and altitude sickness. But on the last day of “vacation,” the oxygen tank and nose plug were pulled from my lifeless body. You can read about…

  • Travel

    The forbidden post.

    This is the post Scott told me I couldn’t post when I wanted to post it. Our conversation back in June: Scott: You can’t write on your blog when we’ll be out of town. We could get robbed. Me: But that’s the whole point of the post. What would they take? We have nothing. Scott: Post it to your private social media accounts. Me: Huh? What is a private social media account? It’s a public blog. Scott: I will divorce you if you post this post tomorrow. Post your robber post after we get back. We’re back! We are ready to fight off intruders with barking dogs, screams and Scott scrambling to get…