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Paris 2015 – Photos

Apr 19th, 2015

A couple of weeks ago, I got back from my honeymoon in Europe – my first time out of the country. We hit a few cities on our tour, but I’ll start out with sharing the best of my Paris photos. This was very near to our hotel – La Place Des Vosges. It’s a beautiful little public square that we returned to a couple…

Review: The Girl on the Train

Apr 19th, 2015

Honestly, I was kind of disappointed with this one. It wasn’t quite what I expected. Everyone has been comparing it to Gone Girl, and stacks of it were flying off of special promo tables in the bookstore where I got it, but it wasn’t quite there for me.


Else CD Release Party

Mar 21st, 2015

Last night I went to the long-awaited {Else} CD release party, at Whammy Bar, in West Allis. It was a huge event. They’ve been working so hard on this, for so long. The show was great. Whammy Bar has a great stage, and it was a pleasure to see the Else guys back up there. I hadn’t seen either of the other bands before (Insane…


Sculpture on the River

Mar 12th, 2015

I bought my Nikon about a year ago, hoping to take better pictures than I was previously with my iPhone… but without understanding the settings, I didn’t get very far. So I signed up for a photography class at the local tech college. I want to share some of the pictures I’ve been taking for my photography class, just to hold myself accountable to create…

Review: Book of Strange New Things

Mar 9th, 2015

This book is ambitious. Michel Faber spent more than ten years working on it, and it shows, in the depth and meaning put in to the (precisely) 500 pages. The book chronicles the relationship between Peter and his wife Bea, as he travels to a far off galaxy without her to teach natives of a colonized planet about Jesus. While reading the book, I had…