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Military Family Month – November

November 3, 2015 By Staff Sgt. Darron Salzer ARLINGTON, Va. (Nov. 3, 2015) — Since 1993, the month of November has been recognized as Month of the Military Family across the Department of Defense as a way to thank all Family members, who have supported the career of a service member. “National Guard Families are […]

I am a HAM – No not like Pork…

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Marquette, Michigan – I am finally an official  H.A.M.  No, Not like a ham bone or a “Funny guy” but an Amateur Radio kind of HAM!  My call sign is KD8WVH.  If you’re interested in seeing what we are doing locally check out our local club the Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association. Last year I planned […]

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Guys… Marry Someone Who Can Cook – Appetizer Heaven!

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Marquette, Michigan  –  While it may sound silly and even rude… my favorite part about Cori my wife isn’t her Lovely smiley, or her curvy physic,  it’s not her drive and passion in everything she does through our life, or how much fun we have together and that she’s always there to lift me up.  […]

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Taste of the Windy City – Al’s Italian Beef

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Every time I go to Chicago eating a hotdog is pretty much required.  This is just a no brainier.  But the last few trips to the windy city Cori and I have searched out an Al’s Italian Beef for a sandwich like no other.  These things are incredible.  Al’s Beef starts out with a tasty […]

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The Best Citrus Ever – These Can Sell for 8 Dollars Each

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What is the Best Citrus Ever?  A Sumo Orange!  I’m serious, if you’ve never had one don’t even think you know better than me!  To learn more about Sumo’s Check this site out. When Cori and I were just in Milwaukee we stopped into a Whole Foods to grab a snack and stock up on […]

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Birthday Party for Tobi – Surprise Stops and German Food for All!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin  –  Our family road trip to Rockford, Illinois took a detour to Milwaukee for a special birthday surprise.  This weekend Cori and I took our German exchange student Tobi and another exchange student friend Patricia to Rockford.  We couldn’t wait to kick ’em out of the truck and be kid free for 2 […]

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Please Stop Trying to Steal My Money and Identity

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Marquette, Michigan  –  Identity Theft and Credit Card Fraud… I never though it’d happen to me.  When I was a younger man, and apparently a wiser man… I always used cash, regardless if it was easy or convenient, I always used cash – Cash was King.  However, over the past few years I’ve grown quite […]

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The Bag of Dirt that Cost Me $100 Bucks

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Marquette, Michigan  –  So the bag of dirt didn’t really cost me $100 all on it’s own… but it did spur our trip to the hardware store which turned into over $100 bucks.  Why buy dirt you ask? Cori and I both agree that it’s essential to have some living green plants in the house, […]

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Windy Winter Climb to Change the Tower Lightbulbs… 700ft up

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Negaunee, Michigan  –  It was a beautiful sunny day in the Upper Peninsula, right up co Rd 510. Temperatures were around 45 degrees, and except for the wind, a perfect day for a tower climb do scheduled maintenance on the tower. About 50 ft off the ground the winds picked up… this is normal, but […]

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Winter Grilling – Pefect Grilled Steaks in Sub Zero Temps

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Marquette, Michigan  –  The Secret to the Best Steaks Ever is…  What you didn’t actually think I was going to just give that away did you?  Okay, I’ll be nice and give you my tried and true tips for winter grilling. My wife Cori loves to entertain.  This weekend she asked our friends Amber and […]

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