Posted in July 2012

Week Five: Brian B. Baker

  Image Credit    Write about the five moments that changed your life.   When I was seventeen I decided I wanted to join the Marines. My mom, grandmother and few other family members tried to talk me out of it. Before I left for boot camp I ran, lifted weights, did push-ups, and other calisthenics … Continue reading

Week Five: Nick French

     Write about the five moments that changed your life   My life has changed so much in the last couple years that I could probably fill a book. I must say that all of the changes have been for the better; I am so blessed to be where I am today. The road behind … Continue reading

Week Four: Amanda Kasper

Do you have a vice? Write about it here. The photo above is one of my favorite Instagram photos, highlighting two of my other addictions: DC cupcakes and Sparkly TOMS shoes (in a hospital waiting room) Hi, my name is Amanda, and I am an iPhone addict. No, seriously. I lusted after the iPhone for … Continue reading

Week Four: Kathy Benson

Do you have a vice? Write about it here. Dear Diet Coke (and other assorted diet sodas), Why can’t I quit you? I give you up for six weeks every year during Lent. Then after Easter, I try to not drink you nearly as often as I did before Ash Wednesday. But usually within a … Continue reading

Week Four: Peter Combs

  Do you have a vice? Write about it here. I have two, actually. Food being the most dominate of the two, and a love for technology coming in close second. The only thing that could override either of those two things would be if someone were to come up with an app that could … Continue reading

Week Four: Brian B. Baker

Image Credit  Do you have a vice? Write about it here. When we think about vices, the human mind can stray into addiction. We think of alcoholism, drug abuse or other things. A Vice is a practice, behavior or habit considered immoral, depraved, or degrading in the associated society. In more minor usage, vice can refer to a fault, a … Continue reading

Week Four: Nick French

     Do you have a vice? Write about it here. Of course I have a vice! I am human last time I checked. Everyone has a downfall, or a fault. Some, I am sure have more than others. It’s the beauty of being who we are. We are all imperfect in our own way and … Continue reading

Week Three: Amanda Kasper

    Describe your best friend. How would your best friend describe you?   I always find this question so interesting. It always stops me in my tracks. At age 26, I feel like I have “best friends” to fill a handful, maybe even a dozen. But not because they’re all the same, or because … Continue reading

Week Three: Kathy Benson

  Describe your best friend. How would your best friend describe you? I feel blessed and lucky to be married to my best friend Bob. We met through mutual friends in September 1996, when we were seniors in college at the University of Illinois. Bob is an accountant and has worked for the same law … Continue reading

Week Three: Peter Combs

Describe your best friend. How would your best friend describe you? You always think that you would know when you are living out one of the most important moments of your life. It seems ludicrous that one could so nonchalantly experience a life altering moment without a second thought; that such an important piece of … Continue reading