Ode, and Owed, to Ktown

If you’ve followed this blog, you’ve been introduced to me so it’s only fair, and certainly long overdue, that you learn something about my friend Kevin. Ted Lasso would probably call this an owed ode.  I’ve known Kevin, or Ktown … Read More

Introducing tMP Athlete, Randen Plattner

In a previous life, I was an athlete. Everyday, I get a little further from those glory days. The only things I have left of my peak physical performance now are some memories, a few scars, a bum ankle, and … Read More

Santa Fe Trail Series – Part 1

The hardest part is getting started. That’s what I tell myself every time I sit down to write something. Just get a few words down and let the juices start flowing. In reality, I could use that same logic for a lot of other things in life. Surely, once things get rolling, it’ll all be fine. Right? … Read More

Here Comes the Sun!

Little darling, it’s been a long, cold, lonely winter. Little darling, it seems like years since its been here. Here comes the sun, do, do, do. Here comes the sun. And I said, it’s alright. Sunrise on #10 – Colbert … Read More

tMP – A Year in Review

It’s been a year, for sure. The snow is blanketing the backyard while I write this blog in a place that has become all too familiar in this past year: my home office at the bar in the basement. It’s … Read More

Polarized? Or Pulverized?

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing color and starting to litter the ground. The goblins and ghouls won’t be too long after. But, for me, one of the real signs of the fall are the yard … Read More