Adventures In Rochester?

Every once in a while I get glimpses of the energy that is instilled into you when you explore. I can only imagine what life was like for Lewis and Clark when they left the east and ventured out westward. Now granted, the things that they found were unseen by most Europeans and would have been completely astonishing. I can’t begin to imagine their thoughts as they came up to the Mississippi River or saw the view of the Rockies as they approached from afar. Our adventure to Van Hoosen wasn’t … [Read more...]

Three Tips to Fall Resolutions

The leaves in our neighborhood are on the verge of changing while some have already begun to hit amazing shades of red, yellow and orange. This is a signal that kids are now lugging backpacks and full lunch boxes to school. We all find ourselves returning to a level of normality that we haven’t seen for months; and for this very reason, I see it as a perfect time to set the course that you want to be on for the next year. Here is my take: Skip New Year's resolutions - this is the time to … [Read more...]

A Recipe for Some Lovin

  My wife and I recently celebrated our 11th anniversary by having a night out in Downtown Rochester . We began the night by slicking ourselves up and heading out of the house.  As a side note: you know that you don’t dress up too much when your son says “Dad, you look like a pro golfer!”  If only I had a white belt too! As we proceeded downtown, we passed the hustle and bustle of Main Street and arrived at the quaint little property of the Royal Park Hotel . This would be our first … [Read more...]

Exploring Downtown Rochester

Deep, dark caves. Hot, sweltering deserts. All of these locations have been explored by Indiana Jones in pursuit of finding fine jewels and treasures. Being a parent can often feel like you have to be Indiana Jones in order to have a great and entertaining day for your kids. There are only so many times that you can continue to do the same thing over and over again before the originality wears off. Last weekend, our family headed into Downtown Rochester to walk around and explore. My wife and I … [Read more...]