Posts Tagged ‘2014’

When I was a kid, I used to collect Absolut Vodka ads from magazines.  I had no concept of what they were selling, I just thought the campaign was so cool.  It was like a “Where’s Waldo” experience to see how they incorporated the bottle shape in so many clever ways.  (I had no idea […]


Lots of change going on lately. With winter rapidly approaching (nooooooo!!!!!!!!!!), I know I need to seize any and all opportunities to be outdoors.  A photography group that I follow suggested a meetup at the Morton Arboretum to check out the fall leaves.   What I thought would be a few hours of shooting turned into […]


Since returning from my Asian Extravaganza, my budget has required me to stay local.  Thankfully, this is the best time of year to really appreciate the Midwest.  The weather is a perfect 55-65, leaves are turning colors and starting to fall, and pumpkin-spiced everything is back in action.  Last year, I organized an adventure day […]


Here’s the thing…  I didn’t really know what to expect with Kuala Lumpur.  For one, we were flying Malaysia Airlines to get there and they’ve had some pretty unfortunate press lately.  Secondly, it’s a very different cultural experience and I was a little concerned about the local customs and lifestyle.  The whole thing seemed a […]


The Rem Dogg

04Aug14

I truly believe that you don’t necessarily choose the dog that you adopt.  Sometimes, they choose you. Remy wasn’t supposed to be mine.  I had my eye on a low-rider Corgi named Penny, and had started the process to adopt her.  My mom had just adopted a dog as well – a bouncy 4-month old puppy […]