Category Archives: A Look Back

Turning The Page

When reading a book, every page adds to the story. As you flip through them, by the time you’re a few pages in, you’re vested and you need to know what will happen? How will it happen? Who will it … Continue reading

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Making A Memory That Will Last Forever

Final Cut Pro Timeline for a 40 minute video… Although my job is in graphics, I’ve always enjoyed the process of taking images and music and creating video projects for myself. Through the years, I have made a few things … Continue reading

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When The Memories Fall Out

Throughout The Not-So-Great Quarantine of 2020, I’ve been binging on memories. Memories of people, places and things. I’ve been through bins and boxes of old photos, remembering less anxious times and enjoying the flood of memories that I have that … Continue reading

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This “Last” Will Be Special

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A Very Good Year

Wow. I mean…when I look back at this past year, 2018 might go down as one of the best in my life. As I sit here, trying to remember all that happened, I found I had to write them down … Continue reading

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A Half A Century

Sooooo…I’m 50. Seriously…I had to pause and look at that before I moved on because…it just seems so…crazy? Odd? What is the word I’m looking for? Unbelievable? When you’re a kid…50 sounds OLD. Hell…when you’re in your 20’s, 50 sounds … Continue reading

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The Devine Ms. Janice

  Through the years, I have made many friends in the television industry. Although we tend to live all over the place, we still find ourselves thrown together in any given city in any given state, all working to get … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2017 & A New Tradition?

This year was another stellar Layton family get-together! As usual, we spent time hanging out with Mom & Dad, crashed at Uncle Frank’s home in the woods and had Thanksgiving dinner at Aunt Mandy’s house. Everyone got their fill (including … Continue reading

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Do You Remember That Time When We Were…?

The other day, a friend of mine posted this on Facebook and it made me think. Years from now, maybe once my kids have grown and are having their own kids and I’ve retired and my co-workers have gone on … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2015

Another year, another great Thanksgiving. It’s a tradition to have it at Mom & Dad’s house and this year it returned after a single season at Frank’s home out in the sticks. Although I kind of enjoyed the “no cable, … Continue reading

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The Teenage Years Are Upon Us

Well…it had to happen eventually. Today, my first born turns 13. THIRTEEN. This obviously means that we will now have an entirely new slate of things to worry about. Funny…when you have a baby, everyone remarks at how fast time … Continue reading

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The Best of 2014 (In My Opinion)

It’s the end of 2014…time for all of the “Best Of” and “Worst Of” lists. In year’s past, I have included my favorites on my other 2 media related sites but this year I’ve decided to consolidate. It seems counter-productive … Continue reading

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14 Years Later…

This week, Stephanie & I are celebrating our 18th year of togetherness, 14 of them in wedlock. It seems like only yesterday when I was walking through the WLWT newsroom to be introduced to my new producer. Although she doesn’t … Continue reading

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Grammy

Today, October 1, 2014, we laid to rest my mother-in-law, Kathleen Edmunds. She passed away on Friday at 11:27am in hospice here in northern Kentucky. Rest in peace Grammy. We all love you and we will miss you very much… … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer 2014

  Well…so there ya go. ANOTHER summer come & gone. It seems the summer months FLY by and if you blink…they’re over. It was a great summer this year with trips to Denver and Cedar Point. We visited Grandma & … Continue reading

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