1 04, 2018

From Homies to Brony

2018-05-09T14:59:42+00:00April 1st, 2018|Last Post, National Poetry Month, Personal Poetry, Poetry|

I never thought I'd be in a gang. You see I was never too cool To hang with the right group in school. There were the jocks with their smelly socks. There were the nerds making paper birds. There were the cheerleaders secretly smoking heaters. There were the potheads singing the Grateful dead. Yet [...]

19 09, 2017

Apple vs. Fitbit: What The Heck?

2018-06-27T14:08:27+00:00September 19th, 2017|Last Post, Musings, Products|

I must tell you, I am confused as heck. As a runner that is unfortunately tied to the treadmill due to two hip surgeries, two knee surgeries and currently a torn right meniscus (insert the sound of the world’s smallest violin), I have been relying on the data of my iPod, iPhone and Fitbit. [...]

14 09, 2017

Tales From The Morgue – Sammy

2017-09-29T09:42:25+00:00September 14th, 2017|Last Post, Musings, Short Stories|

Death Becomes Me My beautiful tabby cat, Sammy, would great me most mornings with a subtle bite to my cheek. The other mornings it was a swift paw, always claws out, across my nose. Then one day he was gone. I searched the entire house calling out his name. “Sammy!” “Sammy, where are you?” [...]

8 09, 2017

Have You Been Hacked via Equifax?

2018-06-27T14:05:29+00:00September 8th, 2017|Last Post, Products, Reviews|

I don’t know about you, but I hate waking up to news that my personal information may have been hacked. So this morning when I awoke and opened my newspaper (yes, I still read the print version), I was greeted with the following headline, “Massive breach exposes 143M.” First, let me digress for a second. I [...]

8 09, 2017

Instagram’s Branded Content Tool is Cool

2017-09-15T09:12:38+00:00September 8th, 2017|Last Post, Musings, Reviews, Social Media|

Regardless of the number of social media connections, each of us is an influencer in many ways. By simply sharing photos of the products or brands we love and adore, we can influence one person, 1,000 people or many many more. I’m sure you’ve heard or read a fair amount amount the influencer market, [...]

28 08, 2017

I Am An (Anti) Social Media Expert

2018-05-14T09:31:39+00:00August 28th, 2017|Last Post, Musings, Short Stories, Social Media|

In real life I have 14 Facebook friends and 56 people who now follow me on Twitter, yet I am a social media expert. Most of the connections I have are acquaintances I have met over the years due to my investment banking career, or my Chief Executive Officer or Chief Operating Officer roles. [...]

16 06, 2017

How To Make The Best Brisket Ever

2018-05-16T15:20:17+00:00June 16th, 2017|BBQ, Food and Drink, Last Post, Recipes, Smoke Club|

Brisket has always been a challenge of mine. Sometimes it’s too dry or too tough, but I finally found a good technique helping me make the Best Brisket Ever. To make the Best Brisket Ever, here is what you will need: 12-15 pound full packer brisket including the flat and tip KosmosQ Reserve Blend [...]

3 11, 2016

Exercising plus Charity Equals Winning: Charity Miles

2018-06-25T12:22:57+00:00November 3rd, 2016|Do Good, Last Post, Reviews|

Charity Miles Helps Bring Smiles When it comes to walking, biking or running, did you know that by using the Charity Miles app, you can earn money for charities? You see, I am always looking for easy ways to give back to charity by doing every day activities. And with Charity Miles, I am [...]

2 11, 2016

Announcing My Partnership With Marcus Theatres

2018-06-25T12:20:10+00:00November 2nd, 2016|Last Post, Poetry, Product Placement Poetry, Products, Reviews|

Check out Marcus Theatres for a Great Movie Experience. I am really excited to announce my partnership with Marcus Theatres. You see, I love going to movies. For the past couple of years I've almost exclusively gone to the Marcus Theatre in Rosemount, Minnesota. Although there is a closer movie theater, Marcus Theatres was [...]

1 11, 2016

Try This Shirataki Noodle Mac and Cheese

2016-11-01T20:39:08+00:00November 1st, 2016|Food and Drink, Last Post, Recipes, Reviews|

Shirataki Noodle Lo-Carb "Mac and Cheese" Is Tasty. When it comes to eating a lo-carb diet, one of my biggest challenges is pasta. I really love pasta and unfortunately the amount of carbohydrates in pasta really does not help me with my exercise and diet plan. But recently I was introduced to shirataki noodles, which [...]

28 10, 2016

Best Burger in the Twin Cities? Check Out The Nook

2018-06-27T14:02:41+00:00October 28th, 2016|Food and Drink, Last Post, Reviews|

I am hooked on The Nook. One of my favorite burger joints in the Twin Cities, has to be Casper's and Runyon's Nook or simply named, The Nook. Located in Saint Paul at the corner of Hamline Avenue South and Randolph Avenue, right across from Cretin-Derham Hall High School, you will find possibly some [...]

2 09, 2016

Bald Man Brewing Company Now Open

2016-09-21T21:21:04+00:00September 2nd, 2016|Food and Drink, Last Post, Only In Eagan, Reviews|

New Taproom in Eagan Opened on August 27: Bald Man Brewing On August 27, 2016, the City of Eagan was fortunate to have a new craft beer taproom open in Bald Man Brewing Company. Located just north of Highway 13 and east of Highway 7, Bald Man Brewing Company sits in an industrial business [...]

1 09, 2016

Check Out The Eagan Food Truck Festival on Sept. 10

2018-02-20T12:28:02+00:00September 1st, 2016|Food and Drink, Last Post, Only In Eagan, Reviews|

The Eagan Food Truck Festival Will Be Amazing For Grazing Coming to the City of Eagan, in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, on September 10, 2016, are 23 or so amazing food trucks for the Eagan Food Truck Festival. But, I have to tell you a secret. I love food trucks as you can [...]