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NFL Picks – 2013, Week 5

This is the fourth week of our season long pick ’em contest. Angela and I only had one pick that differed last week, but she won it so we’re all tied up. Here’s our record from last week: Angela: 9-7 Nick: 8-8 And our overall records: Angela: 26-21 Nick: 26-21 We’re also picking the Monday […]

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Fitness

My “Back on Track” Workout

I took about 6 weeks off of lifting weights in the months of July and August. I started lifting again at the beginning of September and it took a few weeks to get my body used to the stresses again. Last week, I finally felt like I used to and decided to ramp up my […]

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Andre’s Las Vegas

Last week, Angela and I went to Andre’s Las Vegas for dinner. We purchased a TravelZoo Local deal for a 3-course meal (appetizer, entree, desert) at Andre’s because it seemed like a good deal and would be a good way to get out of the house and have a nice date night. Andre’s is located […]

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NFL Picks – 2013, Week 4

This is the third week of our season long pick ’em contest. Last week was absolutely brutal for me whereas Angela made up 3 games in our season long record contest. Here’s our record from last week: Angela: 9-7 Nick: 6-10 And our overall records: Angela: 17-14 Nick: 18-13 We’re also picking the Monday night […]

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NFL Picks – 2013, Week 3

This is the second week of our season long pick ’em contest. We each had a fair bit of success in the first week, although I came out ahead because two of my four picks won by a single point. Lucky me! Our current records: Angela: 8-7 Nick: 12-3 We’re also picking the Monday night […]

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NFL Picks – 2013, Week 2

Angela and I have decided we’re going to do a pick ’em every weekend for the rest of the NFL season, just for fun between ourselves. Our current record: Angela: 0-0 Nick: 0-0 Here’s our picks for Week 2: New York Jets vs New England Patriots Angela: Did not pickNick: Did not pick Cleveland Browns […]

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My Birthday!

I can’t believe I’m 27. I can tell I’m old now that my outlook on time is “Where has it gone?” as opposed to when I was much younger and it seemed like time dragged on and milestones were a forever away. 27 has been pretty amazing so far – Mom came to visit; saw […]

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Personal

Grieving My Sister – Renee Ohrn

Today would have been my sister Renee’s 21st birthday. Unfortunately, she’s not alive to enjoy it – she died in an apartment fire about two years ago. Over the last couple of years, I’ve been going through the grieving process and it has been really, really tough. In this post, I’m going to talk about […]

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CraftSteak at the MGM Grand Resort

Angela, her mother Theresa, and I ate at Tom Colicchio’s CraftSteak last night at the MGM Grand in celebration of Angela’s birthday. Angela and I agree that it is definitely the best place we’ve eaten at in Las Vegas. The food was delicious, the service was excellent, and the experience was great. We would definitely […]

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James Came to Visit!

A couple weeks ago, James came to visit us and attend an NSCA conference down on the strip. Unfortunately, we didn’t get to spend a lot of time together as he was mostly in town for the conference getting his CEUs to keep his CSCS cert current. We pretty much only had a couple evenings […]