It’s All About The Memories

It’s a New Year and hopefully this one will be joyful and prosperous. Last year we had the misfortune to lose 3 family members. My wife, Marcy lost her Uncle Dan, Aunt Fran and Aunt Judy. I never had the

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Rise And Shine At “Sunrise Donuts”

If you ever find yourself in Gloucester, VA just drive about 5-7 miles north of the bridge and look to the left for Sunrise Donuts. As you open the door you’ll enjoy the delicious smell of fresh, homemade donuts that

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Contemporary Cabinets Made Easy

Who says custom cabinets have to be expensive? Not according to Paul Sherwood of Contemporary Kitchens, located in Topping, VA.  I got a referral from one of the members of my business group, The Gloucester Business Professionals, that Paul was

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Realtor Reality

I recently had the pleasure of photographing a few real estate agents at an event. I see a lot of business cards with headshot photos on them and the reality is many of them don’t look very professional. Headshots are

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Estelle Bakery & Pâtisserie

Estelle Bakery & Pâtisserie

Marcy had an uncle that use to always judge restaurants and eateries by their desserts. He used to say if the place has great desserts, then it almost always has great food. He was a man after my own heart, rest his soul, because I also look at dessert menus…
Hiking To Avery's Pond

Hiking To Avery's Pond

This past Saturday, Marcy and I went with our couples meetup group to Avery’s Pond.  Even though we’ve lived in California for 3 years this was our first hike since we’ve been here. Avery’s Pond is a 2.7 mile loop trail located near Newcastle, California at the Rattlesnake Bar. The hike…
Catal UVA Bar - Downtown Disneyland

Catal UVA Bar -...

My wife and I go to Disneyland about every other month. We are annual passholders so we try to take advantage of going down to Anaheim as much as we possibly can. We’ve had our annual passes for about three years and have mostly eaten at the majority of the restaurants in California…
Wine Country of Paso Robles

Wine Country of Paso...

When most people think of California wines, they tend to think only about Napa but that’s only the tip of the iceberg for wine regions in the state. My wife and I decided to try wines outside of our closet local region which is Placerville County. We decided to give…
Sand Mountain, Nevada

Sand Mountain, Nevada

Should you ever decide to do a long drive across America you may want to try the road less traveled. In summer of 2017 I had to go to Nebraska for my National Rollerskating Championship. We drove there on I-80 but on the way home we decided to take US…
Goodbye Virginia, Hello ...

Goodbye Virginia, Hello ...

On July 30, 2015 I celebrated my birthday while behind the wheel of  a Penske truck. My wife, father-in-law and I drove 3000 miles across the country to our new home in California! I have lived in Virginia all my life but my wife is from Sacramento, California. When we…
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