Happy birthday, Finn

What better way to celebrate your birthday than losing your nuts? My little puppy, who is pushing 85 pounds, and not so little anymore turns a year old today. He was neutered on the 6th and is on the mend now. Hard to keep a dog of his energy level low. I have to keep…

New Years Hike

Happy New Years everyone. Hope the hangovers are subsiding and those drunk resolutions are memories of the past. You only need one resolution and it should be an everyday thing until you’re on the other side of the dirt. Live a good life.







Saturday afternoon I got a text from an old friend who I hadn’t seen in person since probably 2002. We’d talked on facebook a handful of times these past few years about getting together and skating but it never fell into place because life is like that. His car had broken down on the highway…

On the road to recovery

A week ago my step dad fell off his roof while cleaning leaves. My younger brother tried to break his fall. After seeing where the fall happened, I’m convinced he saved my step dad’s life. My brother is a former Marine and one hell of a tough dude. My brother’s back was broken in the…

You at least gotta try

Twenty mile an hour winds. Stirred up water. A normal gray Midwest winter day. When it’s almost December in Indiana only a few dedicated folks are out on the water chasing that proverbial dragon. It’s always been weird to me when you call yourself a fisherman or woman and you don’t fish when the weather…