Saying Goodbye to a Huge Influence in My Life

When I was 14, just a hair shy of 15, I somehow convinced my parents to let me take a day off of school in early June to go to Ozzfest, a large heavy metal festival put on by Ozzy Osbourne, with a few seniors from my high school. While I remember much of thatContinue reading “Saying Goodbye to a Huge Influence in My Life”

The GIF That Keeps On Gif(v)ing

It all started on a Sunday morning. My wife, Abby, and I had just returned from Baltimore, where I drove a Ferrari for five laps around the Preakness parking lot, thanks to a holiday present from my mom. On the way back, we stopped in Silver Spring, Maryland to get some lunch and buy aContinue reading “The GIF That Keeps On Gif(v)ing”

20 Years Later, It Happened Exactly How It Should Have: Chinese Food and a Capitals’ Victory in a Stanley Cup Finals Game with my Dad

As I wrote several days ago, I was able to secure tickets to Game 4 (a.k.a. Home Game 2) of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Capitals and the Golden Knights. And as I promised, here is how the night unfolded. At 6 p.m., I met my dad on F Street, between 6th and 7thContinue reading “20 Years Later, It Happened Exactly How It Should Have: Chinese Food and a Capitals’ Victory in a Stanley Cup Finals Game with my Dad”