Archive for August 2014

Breaking the Rules of the Ice Bucket Challenge

Breaking the Rules of the Ice Bucket Challenge
We have all seen it now. Friends, family, and celebrities have all been participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. I am no exception. I was nominated by a former coworker/college buddy, my brother and good friend of 10 years. I felt at this point, I had to participate or keep receiving nominations. I was... Read more »

Ireland: Mystery, Magic and Wonder

Ireland: Mystery, Magic and Wonder
About two or three months ago, I started frequenting a new bar that does Karaoke and Open Mic night to conquer my fears of stage fright.  Just so happened that the bar, Harrigan’s on Halsted, is an Irish bar. Those of you that know me know that I went to Ireland two years ago and... Read more »

10 Reasons to take a Break from Drinking Alcohol

10 Reasons to take a Break from Drinking Alcohol
Not everyone has a problem with alcohol but sometimes I believe it’s good to give yourself a break from drinking alcohol from it here and there regardless. I mean, it can be fun to drink. For those of us who are occasionally, or frequently, socially awkward it can help chill you out. BUT it can... Read more »
Advertisement:

Dayum, Chicago: Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr at the World (Midwest Bank Amphitheatre)

Dayum, Chicago: Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr at the World (Midwest Bank Amphitheatre)
Saturday Night my sister was awesome and took me to go see Florida Georgia Line (FGL) and Jason Aldean at the World (First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre). Overall it was a great night but I’d like to share the good, the bad and the ugly with you. We didn’t get there early enough to get close... Read more »

Plitvice Lakes National Park Series: Croatia's Plitvice Paths

Plitvice Lakes National Park Series: Croatia's Plitvice Paths
Plitvice Lakes National Park Series: Slice of Heaven Life at the Lakes Plitvice Paths In the past two days, you were introduced to Plitvice, but I saved some of my favorite pictures for the third and final installment. I loved the paths in Plitvice. Everywhere there are wooden logs and dirt paths leading you to... Read more »

Plitvice Lakes National Park Series: Life at the Lakes

Plitvice Lakes National Park Series: Life at the Lakes
Plitvice Lakes National Park Series: Slice of Heaven Life at the Lakes Plitvice Paths Today I’m going to share the second installment of the Plitvice series with you. What made Plitvice a little more magical than just the waterfalls, lakes and rainbows was the life. Everywhere you looked there were trees, bugs, birds, and butterflies. Sadly,... Read more »
Advertisement:

Plitvice Lakes National Park Series: Croatia’s Slice of Heaven

Plitvice Lakes National Park Series: Croatia’s Slice of Heaven
Plitvice Lakes National Park Series: Slice of Heaven Life at the Lakes Plitvice Paths There’s a place in Europe, Croatia to be exact, that is a little piece of heaven on earth. Seriously. There is no other way to put it. I got the chance to visit Plitvice Lakes National Park with one of my... Read more »

Folk Duo The Civil Wars Announce Split: Sad Day for Music

Folk Duo The Civil Wars Announce Split: Sad Day for Music
I first heard the Civil Wars sing Barton Hallow on Pandora about 3 years ago and I. Fell. In. Love. I now have all of their songs downloaded on iTunes, and more than that, three songs can be found in every playlist I create. When I signed into Facebook today and saw Civil Wars as... Read more »

Dating: How old is too old?

Dating: How old is too old?
I recently developed a crush on this older guy. Before I go on, let me break the news. It will never go anywhere and I’ll never let him know. Blogging, however, could end up spilling the beans. The guy was pretty much my dream guy from what I could tell with the exception of one... Read more »
Advertisement: