Life has been a little hectic lately.

Life has been a little hectic lately. In the last 7 weeks or so, I have worked in inordinate amount of overtime. Do you still call it overtime when you’re a salaried employee? Not just a few late nights here and there or a few early meetings but multiple days’ worth of time. Leading up to our…… Continue reading Life has been a little hectic lately.

Graduation Day at Our Alma Mater

Happy graduation day to the most recent graduates of our Alma Mater, Grand Valley State University! I hope your experience at GVSU has prepped you well for the world you’re entering, as it did for Freddy and me. You may not all leave with jobs and a spouse secured, but if you were open to it…… Continue reading Graduation Day at Our Alma Mater

Bean & Leaf Cafe: a rainy day, coffee shop Sunday afternoon

Today is a rainy day Sunday. Despite my long laundry list of things to accomplish, I find myself at the Bean & Leaf Cafe in downtown Rochester, sitting at a window seat table, looking over the corner intersection. The leaf design artfully displayed in the foam of my dirty chai latte is expanding into an unrecognizable…… Continue reading Bean & Leaf Cafe: a rainy day, coffee shop Sunday afternoon