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The Solo Journey After the Loss of a Spouse

The aftermath of a loved one’s death is an extremely difficult period. The grief journey takes time. In my short 12-year career I’ve already received that unfortunate phone call more times than I care to count and cannot imagine having to be the one that makes that call. In my position, the goal is to… Continue reading The Solo Journey After the Loss of a Spouse

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A Labor Day Full Of Labor

Labor Day weekend in the Werner house is usually centered on the same couple of activities: relaxing with our families, last minute beach getaways and sometimes drag racing. Plus, my wife, Amy’s birthday usually falls somewhere close to Labor Day weekend, so some cake/ice cream usually gets consumed in celebration, in addition to hot dogs… Continue reading A Labor Day Full Of Labor

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Lessons from Savannah: Simplicity is Beautiful.

Desiree and I just got back from spending four days in Savannah, GA. What a beautiful city full of history, gorgeous sites and amazing food! We thoroughly enjoyed the quaint feel of this place, the pocket parks that are so unique to “city living” and the true feel of Southern hospitality. Oh, and the grits.… Continue reading Lessons from Savannah: Simplicity is Beautiful.