Boxed adventures

Anybody who knows me knows one thing well: I love food. I mean, I’m obsessed with it. Yet oddly enough, I’m a vegetarian. This was a choice I made after watching my dad suffer through three open heart surgeries starting at the age of 38 until he passed away from a heart attack at 62. … Read More


When I was home for Christmas, I went on a hunt for photos I knew my mom had of me in my roller skates. It’s always fun finding evidence that I’ve had an obsession with skates for most of my life. But then I found this: This is a photo of my dad immediately after … Read More

The trip where we concepted a pizza

I spent my Saturday in Lincoln, Nebraska dodging herds of Cornhusker fans on the kickoff of college football season. As a member of the Kansas City Roller Warriors All Star team, Lincoln is a frequent stop during our season, and because Lincoln’s venue is located downtown, close to the University of Nebraska, there are plenty … Read More

Pretty please with a donut on top

During a trip to Pinkberry CherryBerry Yogurtland Orange Leaf Sunday night, I found myself weeping in happiness over the shop’s addition of what I thought was one of my favorite ice cream toppings from my youth softball days — a hard chocolate covered coating that is known at Dairy Queen as the “dipped” portion of … Read More