I did it!

I did it! On March 29th, I packed up my truck put the rest of my stuff in storage and pointed the bumper south and drove until I hit spring. I’ve been planning my escape for 18 months now, vowing 2019 would be the year I left the frozen hell of Chicagoland behind for good….

What I Work for

It’s 10am on a Sunday morning. The sun is shining, the temps are already climbing above 80 degrees outside where the dogs sit on the porch sunning themselves. I’ve got a belly full of eggs, hashbrowns, and coffee and I’ve had pork butt and ribs on the smoker since just before 7.  The smell of…