growth, Living creatively, Personal

Getting To Know The Dead

by Richard Furleigh “There’s two types of people in my life, those who I knew before Alyssa passed away, and those who never knew her.” - Kenneth Burleigh, father-in-law Sadly, I fall into that second category. For those of you who may not know, Kristen had a sister, Alyssa. The car accident that took her… Continue reading Getting To Know The Dead

adventures, Exploring, Family, Friends, fun, Reno, travel

Journey to Virginia City

Living in Reno there are many interesting places to visit within a small radius. My favorite is probably Virginia City. Of course, Lake Tahoe is iconic and everyone must check it out but anytime we have family or friends visit us we always make a point to venture off in the opposite direction. We head… Continue reading Journey to Virginia City

Family, Living creatively, travel

Don’t Go Home to Visit Friends & Family, Meet Them Somewhere!

by Richard Furleigh Going home to visit is a wonderful thing, getting to reconnect face to face with family and friends is a special time to say the least. The only real downside with this is you’re going back to a place that typically is unchanged and unless there is just some wonderfully amazing thing… Continue reading Don’t Go Home to Visit Friends & Family, Meet Them Somewhere!

advice, creativity, life, Living creatively, Marriage, Uncategorized

Your Wedding Day is YOUR Wedding Day

Your wedding day should be just that, YOUR, wedding day. A day for you and your future spouse to celebrate however you deem appropriate. Your day is NOT to please other people. In my opinion it should be a reflection of your love for each other and what you value. Not what your parents, your… Continue reading Your Wedding Day is YOUR Wedding Day

adventures, advice, Family, life, Marriage

She said , “We don’t want to have kids…”

At least that's the thought right now. Kids might be cool...One day...Maybe? We often get the "Oh, you will want kids one day" or the "Kids are the best thing to every happen to you" cliches. I am not so sure. We have time if we change our minds and right now I know I don't want… Continue reading She said , “We don’t want to have kids…”

Family, life, Living creatively

He said, “We don’t want to have kids…”

By Richard Furleigh If there are a small handful of choices we have made in our lives that truly define us as questioning everything it is our decision to not have children. While the number of children per family has declined over the last few decades the general attitude is that couples will end up… Continue reading He said, “We don’t want to have kids…”