I am one that always tries to be an optimist, looking for the silver lining. 2020 has been a pretty unreal year, with so many lessons already learned. First COVID-19 and quarantine. This has taught us to slow down and to appreciate what we have right in front of us; our families, our health, our… Continue reading Reflection
Being 34 weeks pregnant isn't stopping this girl from enjoying one of her favorite fall activities, apple picking! Nothing better than spending a sunny Sunday morning roaming an apple orchard with one of your favorite people. Becka and I have been going to the Nieman's Apple Orchard in Cedarburg for years now, here is my… Continue reading Filled with Joy
Walking in a winter wonderland at the Ice Castle of Lake Geneva. I couldn't believe my eyes for this ice architecture, I really did feel like I was in hanging at Elsa's house. I understand it was man-made, but it was pretty amazing. From the fountains to tunnels, to the ice slide, and even an… Continue reading Walking in a Winter Wonderland
After moving to Milwaukee and beginning my career, I was shocked to learn how many people didn't know what St.Nick's day was. Growing up in a town that had strong German and Dutch roots, every December 5th eve we put out our stockings in hopes to receive treats from the other St.Nick and not a… Continue reading What is St.Nick?