Style

Pumped Up (for) Kicks!

Aldo had one of their great sales last week: 50% off all original priced shoes. I couldn’t help myself.  I picked up the Midnight Black Caviaga hi-tops for $50 – shown in this article’s main photo and below – and also the Forsivo in Bone (shown below).   I ordered online and both pair arrived […]

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Growth, Health & Fitness

The Most Challenging Hour of the Week

Growth isn’t easy. My philosophy on it is better explained here, but in short it takes serious effort and long-term commitment. I’ve been a runner for the balance of my life. Yes, I’ve fallen off of the horse a few times (and at times for quite a bit of time), but as a whole it’s […]

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Growth, Health & Fitness

Take 10 Seconds …

​ ​ … to breathe, run, thank someone, help someone, help yourself, slow it down, pick it up, catch the sun, drop the weight on your shoulders, take a walk, lend a hand. 10 seconds can change your (and another’s) day. Have a great Wednesday! Kevin

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Food

Amore Taste of Chicago

I was going through old photos tonight and came across a few from our latest Vegas trip (Christmas, 2016). We were visiting my parents, who took Tricia and me to see Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque Du Soleil, but not before we stopped at Amore Taste of Chicago for the pizza fix. We split three between […]

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Travel

Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla – 2017

A few weeks ago Tricia and I took some much-needed time away from work and traveled to Mexico for the second time in as many years. We love the people, the weather, and the all-inclusive! And let’s remember that it’s a three-hour direct flight to and from Chicago. Last year we stayed at the elegant […]

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Travel

Beautiful Paradisus, La Perla in Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico. Stay tuned for the photo galleries and post about the trip!

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Quote

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

Thomas Edison
Growth

Anything Can (and Most Things Will) Change

I looked out the window this morning and the skyline hit me with a pleasant turbulence and snapped me out of a fog, reminded me to live and breathe and run and eat and sleep in moment after precious moment. “Focus on living this moment,” something I once practiced daily and weekly and then became […]

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