The Adventures of Us
Enjoy our adventures below as we try to balance our lives between work, two kids, and ... relaxation.

2019 Reno-Tahoe Odyssey | Where’s Walden (Year 9)

Another RTO down! This year was fun. Smooth despite being a colder RTO. (It’s been a strange year for weather.)  But despite the times we showed, we had a slow year. We anticipated a fast year with the times everyone put down for…

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Book Review – The TB12 Method

This book was bought for me as a Christmas gift, and I was recently inspired to find a few different ideas while I workout at home.  So, I do have to mention there was a lot of self-promotion of the TB12 products and…

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Five Great Things from 2018

2018 was a year of appreciation. There was so much that humbled me and filled our home with joy. Here’s though some of the milestones: KPS3 Chapter Begins After wrapping up a week of travel to Yosemite and Newport Beach, I decided to…

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Five Great Work Things from 2018

As I closed a chapter of my life, a new one opened up. Here’s some of the great project I was part of as I moved from Noble.    Ingress Prime Launches We’ve had an amazing road with the Niantic Team. We recently…

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Audiobook 2018: Review

    The Power of Habit: First time you do something, it requires a lot of brain power. But, the more you do it.. the less you have to think about it. Challenge yourself for new thinking and automate kindness, efficiency, and impact.…

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Recipe: Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies 375º 9-11 minutes 2 cups butter 1 ½ cups brown sugar 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 3 eggs 3 teaspoons vanilla 4 ½ cups flour 1 ½ teaspoons soda 1 ½ teaspoons salt 1 pkg. butterscotch chips 2 pkg. chocolate…

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2018 RTO | Where’s Walden (Year 8)

Here We Go – Year 8. I’ve done Legs 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 11, 12. This year was a great time to get 10 off the books. Pretty standard legs roughly 5 miles each. Bridget, the bad ass she is, got tasked…

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Book Review – Rental Property Investing

Real estate can lead to early retirement, but it’s not passive income. You have to work for it. Among other investments, rentals allow you to do this for less cash compared to stocks/investments Demand will never end Reasons this works: appreciation, cash flow,…

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Recipe: Dark Chocolate Fudge Holiday Recipe

Okay, this recipe started in 2017 (yeah… this year). But, it’s a keeper. So, I’m a huge dark chocolate fan (go delicious healthy food!), which my wife got me hooked on. So, I updated an online recipe and made it my own to…

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Moving Nixon to Kindergarten

I remember reading a Malcolm Gladwell book. I think it might have been Outliers, and it was the concept of being born during certain times of the year excelled your probability for success. For example, hockey players born on this month were more likely…

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