Moves

We moved a lot when I was a kid. No, I wasn't an army brat. Dad just had this nomadic streak about him. The longest amount of time we ever spent in one place was 18 months. That was because of a recession and we couldn't afford to move. Or so I was told. I … Continue reading Moves

Oh, The Places I’ve Been, Part 4

This is it. My final post about my vacation. Hey! I know that sound! It's a collective sigh of relief. Now you'll be able to get back to reading my regularly scheduled dull blog posts that are more about nothing than your average episode of Seinfeld.This is the post about my day trip to Washington, … Continue reading Oh, The Places I’ve Been, Part 4

Oh, The Places I’ve Been, Part 3

After I'd spent two nights in Virginia Beach, I headed back to Richmond, where I would stay for the remainder of my vacation. As I've mentioned (I think) in previous posts about this particular trip, I was not looking for anything exotic or exciting. I was looking for a chance to relax as much as … Continue reading Oh, The Places I’ve Been, Part 3

Oh, The Places I’ve Been, Part 1

Kids, I just got back from vacation and boy are my arms tired. Wait, I don't think I told that one right. Anyway, I experienced a lot of things in the last week or so and felt it prudent to share those experiences with you, my blog family. But those experiences really feel like too … Continue reading Oh, The Places I’ve Been, Part 1

The Single Guy vs. the Station Wagon

Volvo station wagons have an excellent reputation. More often than not, when someone thinks of a Volvo, it is easy to free associate the word safety right away. These cars have a history of being safe and, therefore, are seen as good family vehicles. A few years back, Andy was forced to leave behind the … Continue reading The Single Guy vs. the Station Wagon

The Single Guy vs. the Awkward Email

We can all agree that it's awkward when someone wants to set us up, right? Which is more awkward: to be set up with someone locally? or to be set up with someone on the other side of the state? About a week ago, a coworker began telling me all of the wonderful qualities possessed … Continue reading The Single Guy vs. the Awkward Email