Day 7: We’re in Haddonfield, NJ!

Hi everyone! A quick update: we made it to Haddonfield, NJ last night and were greeted with a beef roast with roasted root vegetables and a salad. Perfect meal from my wife’s family before heading off to bed. Today we’ve unloaded the car and topper. Our shipping container of belongings will be arriving on Wednesday….

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Day 1: Pendleton, OR to Salt Lake City, UT

We started our day in Pendleton at the woolen mill, got some coffee, and hit the road. That was probably the highlight of this leg of the trip. There’s not much of redeemable value between Pendleton and Salt Lake City besides the landscape… unless you are a cow, farmer, rancher, or miner. Even then, thriving…

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Embarking on the West Trip East

After 18 years of living in Portland, OR, my wife, son, and I are moving back east to the Philadelphia area. While an exciting new chapter, I leave both family and friends in the West to join family and embark on new opportunities in the East. The moment is bittersweet, but I am optimistic heading…

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Fresh Off the Plane from eBay

Vintage Cherry G80-1800 keyboard from eBay – $100 shipped! A real steal. The layout is a tough one to fine, especially when it has vintage Cherry doubleshot keycaps. I couldn’t wait to clean/refurbish this before posting. Probably my best find since the IBM SSK last year. Clack on!

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Summer 2016 Update

Wow! What a busy summer this year! Most of it was spent in Portland with my daughters and girlfriend, but we have all had a chance to get away and have a break, too. The girls went to both day camp all summer and had a week away at a YMCA camp in Gresham, OR….

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A New Year and Into the Spring

It’s been a very busy past few months for me as I transition into a new job and start a new relationship. Life is moving along and I’m enjoying watching my daughters grow. Skiing season is coming to an end and softball season is starting. I’ll be posting progress pictures throughout the season. My free…

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Summer is here! Time to Jam!

Having a great time this summer! My brother and I are both single and hanging around Portland, going swimming at Sauvie’s Island, and just enjoying each other’s company. My friends and I are all enjoying the sunshine and all the the city has to offer. This mix is for you all!

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Turning a Corner

Wow. What a week! I’ve turned a corner in my professional and personal life, validating all the hard work I’ve been doing to progress my career advancement and debt annihilation. I’ve been having a really good night life as well around town, so if any of you are looking for some great nightclub music to…

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Spring Cleaning Time!

It’s that time of year again! I’ve been neglecting my website for a while and decided that it’s time to for a new look/direction. I’ve recently passed the 10 year mark in my career and have shifted some of my attention over the last year. For the past three months, I’ve been getting acclimated at…

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