Here’s to you, KP.

As I was turning 16 and preparing to get my driver’s license, I had to get a job to cover gas and car insurance. My parents didn’t care what I did, but I had to cover those two things before getting the keys to my 1992 blue Chevy Corsica.

I knew I didn’t want to work retail, so my mom drove me around to different businesses and I asked if they needed any clerical help. She stayed in the car while I went in to ask.

One of the places I went to was a Buick dealership on the east side of Indianapolis. I remember walking in to what I would later learn was called “The Tower.” Continue reading

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5 Ways to Actually Keep Your New Year Weight Loss Resolution

In the next month or so, your 2018 resolution motivation will begin to fade. It’s normal. It happens to you and the other 80 percent of people that set goals, myself included.

I know what to do and how to make it happen. I wanted to share strategies for success that I’ll be using to finally reach my goals and change my perspective.

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Bingeworthy Podcasts: Heavyweight

This article is a part of the “Bingeworthy Podcasts” series. If you don’t listen to podcasts, these are a few good ones that will get you addicted. Enjoy. 

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The first time I listened to “Heavyweight,” I didn’t know what to expect. I had seen it was highly reviewed and was ready to add something into my listening routine.

In the first episode I checked out, I quickly realized it was a true story and I would have a conclusion by the end.

“But would I? Really?” I had thought. “This seems like A LOT of work!”  Continue reading

Bingeworthy Podcasts: The Pope’s Long Con

This article is a part of the “Bingeworthy Podcasts” series. If you don’t listen to podcasts, these are a few good ones that will get you addicted. Enjoy. 

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If you are somewhat caught up on political news, you may remember hearing about the death, which has been officially ruled a suicide, of Kentucky Representative Dan Johnson. His suicide came shortly after news broke that he was being investigated for molestation allegations. This was a special report by the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and the Louisville Public Media, the team behind “The Pope’s Long Con.”

And this wasn’t the first time Johnson was in the news. Continue reading

Instant Pot: Should You Get One?

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I’m not the biggest fan of cooking. I like the final product and definitely venture out (all while listening to a podcast or something because I can’t just do one thing at one time), but am not necessarily one to enjoy the process.

Anyway, I get home from the gym after work, between 7-7:30 p.m. many nights of the week. At that point I just want something fast, but I still try my best to eat somewhat healthy.

We’d recently purchased a copper skillet for $7 at Burlington and it was a game changer in terms of quick clean-up.

I am a fan of anything quick.  Continue reading