An Honest Obit

Mr. and Mrs. John Q. Public died in an unexpected car accident this past Friday.  They were wholly unprepared to die said family and friends.  This was evident by their lack of a last will and testament despite being in their 40's.  They leave behind three children, an underwater mortgage payment, numerous credit card bills, and three … Continue reading An Honest Obit


Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Do you remember the first time you moved into your very own apartment or home?  Did it feel sparse?  Did you feel like you needed to fill it up because it still looked empty?  I think we all fall into that trap especially when we are young.  A sparse home doesn't usually give off the feeling … Continue reading Out of Sight, Out of Mind

My Own Slice of Paradise

Last year, I lost my mind.  At least that's kind of what I feel like looking back now.  Around this time last year, I turned on an episode of HGTV's "Lakefront Bargain Hunt."  And then I binge watched and watched some more.  The more I watched, the more I thought, "Yeah, why can't we do … Continue reading My Own Slice of Paradise

Rich People

As the United States enters a new era in politics that looks more like a modern version of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Emperor's New Clothes," I can't imagine what my country looks like to outsiders.  Pure chaos, perhaps?  I'm still in disbelief that a reality television star and businessman with no political background is our new … Continue reading Rich People