Three Decades Later...

Hi. I am 30 years old today. I made it through my twenties unscathed and pretty happy.

We held an epic Yacht Rock party with 55 of our friends out on The Commodore, a riverboat that cruises down Lake Austin and the lower Colorado River (no, not that Colorado River... the Texas one).

We ate BBQ, listened to some amazing smooth music, and watched the fancy houses go by. Jessica and I are so privileged to have great friends here in Austin and across the rest of the world. Their generosity and fun spirits make our lives better and they made my 30th birthday the best I've had.

A milestone year like this makes me feel as though I should set some goals.

We have a lot of things happening right now. First, we're going to be moving to a new rental house in Austin at the start of October


Thoughts on WordPress Themes

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