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Richmond, you light my fire.

This weekend I attended my first Flying Squirrels game. It was a blast, and we won! I do miss the wild, scrappy, passionate, and sometimes belligerent fans of Baltimore; however, there was a great sense of community and heart in the stands of the minor league stadium last night. 52 more words


Sports Illustrated is reporting that Washington safety Brandon Meriweather has been suspended for the first two games of the upcoming season.  League officials made the decision after reviewing the hit Saturday night on Torrey Smith in the game against Baltimore 7 more words


Top NFL Referee Has Not Officiated Washington Game Since 2006

Mike Carey is considered by NFL coaches to be the best official in the league.  He was the first African American to ref a Super Bowl game.   143 more words


mitten {birthday edition}

one of the best parts about going to the mitten in august is celebrating my grandpa’s birthday.  this year, we celebrated 91 years.  acceptable forms of celebration include swimming, kayaking, cake eating, sunbathing, walks, hammock naps, campfires, s’mores, mexican train dominoes (Grandpa is a champ), and sipping coffee on the deck over the lake.

happy birthday, sweet grandpa!



i flew to michigan to visit my parent’s home a few days ago.

i get to stay in michigan for another week, spending my time with my family.  22 more words


Moving Madness

Moving out of our apartment has always been a dreaded thought. Over the past two years, we’ve accumulated more stuff than two people should have… 514 more words