Hamilton: A Story Worth Telling

How does Alexander Hamilton, a Founding Father in U.S. History become the inspiration for a hip-hop musical on Broadway? The face of the ten-dollar bill, somewhat forgotten, reappears with fresh words as the narrative of an orphaned immigrant who overcame adversity and joined a revolution to build a new nation. Lin-Manuel Miranda recognized the attributes […]

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Our Loyal Companion

As I slowly turn the key and press forward, a friendly face peeks through the crack in the door. She doesn’t run through but simply backs up so that I can step inside and say hello. I pick up the bundle of fur and prop her over my shoulder so she can sniff my nose […]

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The Keeper of Memories

Photographers capture moments in time that they see as beautiful, special, and important. They are saving a piece of personal history to remember in the future. Whether it is an event, vacation, a brief expression, or the way the light blankets the snow,  each photo has been documented with the value of safekeeping. These moments […]

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Jager Boardgamers

Over the past couple years we have developed a healthy obsession with playing board games. I loved playing games like Monopoly, Clue, Battleship, and Life with my family growing up. As adults, Derek and I came to realize just how much larger the Board Game scene truly is outside of the mainstream retail stores. Part […]

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U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

In the heart of Detroit, Michigan on a “Sunday, Bloody, Sunday” of Labor Day Weekend, we witnessed music legends pour their souls into songs over 30 years old energizing a stadium of fans hanging onto every note. We experienced an enlightened transformation into U2 fandom after attending this fantastic concert. Prior to selecting concert-day tickets on […]

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Our Honeymoon Terrarium

With our green thumbs itching for just a little more creativity, we discovered the world of terrariums. Similar to an aquarium’s portable water-environment, a terrarium is a sealed glass container for growing plants. The inspiration for creating our own terrarium came from reading the book Tiny World Terrariums by the creators of Twig Terrariums in […]

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The shriveled beginnings of a rookie Gardener

As one who lives on the third floor of an apartment building, gardening had not crossed my mind as an accessible endeavor. There have been opportunities to get my hands dirty at my sister-in-law’s home where we weeded unruly intruders in the backyard and planted tulip bulbs to await their bloom.  Eating fresh herbs and […]

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