San Fransisco

The Power of Conversation

I just got back from my weekend adventure in San Francisco. The cradle of innovation, Silicon Valley, the city by the bay, all the names that I have heard people call this place, but I was not there to change the worlds problems. I was in San Francisco to hang out with my friend. Earlier in the week he has… Read more →


Western Michigan @ Illinois

The ghosts of Illini past still exist, and this game vs Western Michigan University is a prime example. Our previous Athletic Director set up a 2 for 1 Home and Home + Neutral series against Western Michigan in the early 2000s. Here is a summary of the games: 2008 – “Neutral” Game held at Ford Field in Detroit WMU 23,… Read more →


Pokemon Go

I will start off by saying that I was very late to start this game. It was released on July 6th, 2016 and it took me on August 18th, 2016. Based on the reactions I have seen online looking for tips, I am guess my first experience was slightly different compared to those who started at the initial launch. I… Read more →



The 2014 Heart of Dallas Bowl featured the Illinois Fighting Illini facing off against Louisiana Tech playing in the historic Cotton Bowl stadium near downtown Dallas, TX. After several terrible years I figured I had to go to this bowl game because who knows when another one will come around? The game itself is something I try not to forget,… Read more →



I use a car almost every day of my life. Without this strange contraption running on dead dinosaurs, I would not be able to get to work, to the store, to the airport, or pretty much anywhere. Since my own car went over 100,000 miles this week I just wanted to give it a shout out. I’ve put on most… Read more →