For the last few versions of Jappler.com – I have had images in the header arranged in a way to tell a story.
- My roots. This picture was taken out of my car on the road my parents live in NY.
- My home. Old Main on the Penn State campus. I was destined to go to Penn State and it was my #1 goal since I was 3 years old (besides a few months in 7th grade when my #1 goal was to beat Super Mario Brothers) I spent a lot of time sitting on the front steps reading, people watching and hanging out with Amy.
- Pita. Right after we moved to Chicago – I wanted a kitten and we chose Pita. She is my little helper.
- Salsa. We figured Pita needed a friend so a year later after getting Pita – we got Salsa. Her name is perfect for her – she is a spitfire.
- My Apple tattoo. Back in 2000 – I decided it was time to get a tattoo and what better and more meaningful than what changed and formed my life more than anything else?
- My first trip to Vegas. I finally made it to Vegas in my early 20s and it was unforgettable.
- September 11, 2001. This changed me – and probably all of us forever.
- Chicago’s Bean. Millennium Park opens four years late – but is an awesome place!
- Triscuit. My first dog – Triscuit who was absolutely amazing (and fast).
- My mecca. Doug and I went to the World of Coca Cola in Atlanta. As a huge Coca Cola fan – this was awesome.
- My Apple Cube. As an Apple collector – I had to have it (and it looked great next to my B&W!
- Sears Tower. How could I not have this in my header? I absoltely love the Sears Tower and spending time in it.
- Golf. I finally started golfing after a few years of not golfing and bought my first set of Ping irons – which I love.
- My S80. This was Volvo #3 for me – and my absolute dream car. I cannot imagine getting rid of it.
- Penn State football. After a rocky game at Northwestern that we were at – Penn State not only turned around their season, but their entire program.
- Evan. My first born son brought a new perspective and endless entertainment into my life.
- Colby. Colby – Triscuit’s brother found us right after Triscuit died and we feel very fortunate to share our time with him
And so you have it – the history of my life…all in a web site header collage of pictures.