#GivingTuesday & Daily Work

Today is “Giving Tuesday.” This post returns to both political action found in the Paulsen piece as well as returns to our bacon roots of discussing the difficulty of finding a job, working a job and attempting to find fulfillment in that job. When Becky was unemployed in July 2013, she began a volunteering job, which […]

Pumpkin Nights

Becky and I are big fans of  autumn. It’s always been my favorite season: the changing colors, the smells of decaying leaves, the cooler temps. As for Becky, at this very moment, we have three large pumpkins, two medium pumpkins, 12 mini pumpkins, and 8 gourds decorating our living room. So when Pumpkin Nights popped […]

Full Moon Canoe

When we first moved to the cities, we lived very close to the headquarters of the Three Rivers Park District. Before Becky’s current job, she would drive by Baker Park Reserve prompting her to research the Three Rivers Park District to scope out a park where we could just plant our chairs and read in […]