New Baby!

If you know me, you also probably know that we had our second baby a month ago, on April 23rd! He's named Alexander and we're all doing great! I had meant to do a whole big, detailed write-up of the event so that we could have it to look back on in the future. After all, I did that for our first boy, Will, on the very night he was born, after a 36 or 48-hour day or whatever. At that time, I was definitely running on adrenaline (and running on empty), but this time I've just been so busy with Will, Read more [...]

Happy Halloween!

I took a few family pictures tonight for Halloween. Will was a Cute Ghost (and if pressed to guess, I'd say that just may be his Halloween costume for 2015 and/or 2016, also), Angela was a "vampire" (I think), and once again I was Brian Fitzman, my arch-nemesis and evil twin. I thought I'd share them with you. Thanks for reading, and Happy Halloween! Read more [...]

My Cousin Josh

I was very surprised and saddened to hear that my cousin Josh had passed away this past weekend. He was still very young--only 36. Here's the site about him from the funeral home; it's got a nice video with some pictures. It's difficult to put all the thoughts and emotions that one has at a time like this into words, so I'll just put some thoughts out there. On my dad's side of the family, my brother, my sister, and I are all collectively the youngest "kids," so I always thought that my cousins Read more [...]