Category Archives: Marriage

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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Being Mom For A Day

Twice a year my mother-in-law makes her pilgrimage to Cleveland Clinic to have her bi-annual checkup. So, twice a year the roles are reversed and I get to be Mr. Mom for a day or so while Stephanie accompanies her. … Continue reading

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Today is Stephanie’s birthday. Sadly, today, December 30, 2012, will also be remembered as the day that her father, Bobby Edmunds, passed from this world. Bobby had a difficult few years after suffering from a series of strokes. On the … Continue reading

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2012 Was A Very Good Year

First off, I would like to acknowledge the fact that I am a Doritos junkie. Seriously…as I sit here and type, I can barely manage a thought without eating a chip. What IS it with these things anyway? I’m a … Continue reading

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A Wedding To Remember

After dating for a number of years, Patrick & Katie finally decided to knot it up. And on a spectacular weekend in November, we got to share in their nuptials and enjoy the company of family in the beautiful state … Continue reading

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Taking Advantage Of Not Taking Things For Granted

As I’ve been learning, there are things in my life that I take for granted every day. I take for granted that my wife will take care of my kids when I’m at work. I take for granted that whenever … Continue reading

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Watching Them G(r)o(w)

5:25pm – Stephanie is rushing them out the door. Football and cheerleading practice begins at 6 and they can’t be late! 5:27pm – Kids don’t even realize I won’t be home tonight. They have forgotten that I’m traveling. It’s understandable…I … Continue reading

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Stephanie Turns The Big…uh…35…no…29…? Eh…It Was Her Birthday.

Please Disregard the Cup… So this year was THE year. The year that Stephanie had a BIG birthday. It might not have been as big as her 16th or 18th or 21st or 30th or…well…I’ll stop there. Needless to say, … Continue reading

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Time Keeps On Slipping (x2) Into The Future

We all know the song…right? Steve Miller Band. “Fly Like An Eagle.” 1976. Well crap….here ya go then… It’s not Bob Dylan but the lyrics go like this… Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’¬† Into the future¬† Time keeps on … Continue reading

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11th Anniversary Weekend

Guess who the big winner was THIS year? October 14th, 2011 was the 11th anniversary of Stephanie & I. Seeing as how I broke the bank last year for our 10th, we both took the low road for this one … Continue reading

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Facebook Wants To Know…

“What’s on your mind?” Daily I log onto Facebook, the bastion of friendly personality conflicts, dramas and poignant prognostications, and I see this little question and I am forced to ask myself… “Self…what IS on my mind?” And I think … Continue reading

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10th Anniversary Trip: S.F. & Napa Valley

For our 10th anniversary, my wife & I made a trek across the U.S. to visit San Francisco and the Napa wine country. Seemed like the thing to do considering Stephanie had never been to San Fran and neither of … Continue reading

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10 Years Later…

14 years ago I met the woman of my dreams. She was a television news producer, I was a television director. And thus…a match made in heaven. From there we moved to Phoenix, hated the heat, moved back to Cincinnati … Continue reading

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The Super-Secret Gift Card Drawer

I don’t know about you, but at our house, little piles of stuff seem to accumulate daily. Where there was once counter space, there are piles of papers. Where there was once cabinet space, there are pots and pans stacked … Continue reading

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Where I Belong Is Where I Am At…I Think?

My family lives in a little cape cod near Cincinnati. We love it here…especially my wife, who has many friends and she loves our little neighborhood. I also enjoy it here but it’s going on 9 years and I have … Continue reading

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