Joe Beernink

Monthly Archives: January 2008

Just to thoroughly confuse the kids, we held a surprise birthday party for the twins on Sunday. Not only was this not their actual birthday, they didn’t even know what a party involved. By far, the biggest hit of the day were the balloons that Courtney brought. Reece nearly, actually did, fall over with excitement. Lorelai was also quite thrilled. We had all the grandparents here, as well as their Aunt Katy… Read More

Well, I’m past the one week mark in my new job, and I am officially overwhelmed. There’s a lot to take in, and everything seems so new to me. I can’t believe how stale my professional skills have become over the past few years. I don’t even know where to begin. It’s incredible how much I have to pack into my brain every day, just to try to get up to speed,… Read More

Maybe its that I’m switching jobs and I feel the need to get some projects done at home before my life changes. Or maybe its the middle of winter and there’s nothing on TV due to the writers strike. Maybe I’m going through a mid-life crisis. Or maybe I’m just procrastinating from getting started writing that story or novel. Whatever the cause, the result is I’ve been getting organized and checking some… Read More