5 Years

2020 was a year full of firsts. My first father’s day, my first pandemic, my first deployment. 2021 has certainly already had it’s share of firsts, but today isn’t one of them. I married Kristin 5 years ago today, and I am so happy to celebrate another anniversary. Out relationship has had many new hurdles over the last year, but more than ever, I love this woman. She’s an incredible mother, and an incredible partner....

January 31, 2021 · 1 min · 117 words · Michael Helmers

Shipping Out for America

I will soon be mobilized and sent to an undisclosed location

September 11, 2020 · 2 min · 242 words · Michael Helmers

The 2020 Isthmus Beer and Cheese Celebration!

The Fest Last Saturday I had the joy of going to my first beer festival of 2020. We called up a grandparent, and Kristin and I ran off to the Alliant Center for the 11th Annual Beer and Cheese Festival. This is a massive event featuring over 120 breweries, mostly from Wisconsin, and about a dozen cheese companies. There was live music provided by dueling piano players, and several of Madison’s finest food carts....

January 23, 2020 · 2 min · 299 words · Michael Helmers
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