Personal Articles

Here are some short, quick insights on a variety of personal things I find interesting.  Thanks for visiting… Enjoy!

 

My personal blog in 2018

My personal blog in 2018

A fresh start Every year seems like a chance for a fresh, new start. That’s how I feel about my personal website and...

Day One – Welcome to 2018

Day One – Welcome to 2018

Happy New Year Just wanted to start the new year off by wishing everyone well. I hope this is the year that great...

Independence Day 2017

Independence Day 2017

"We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with...

2017 Weigh-In

2017 Weigh-In

194.8 is my starting point for 2017. This past year I hit 200 for the first time. My goal is 185 and to be much more...

Taking a Sunday stroll

Taking a Sunday stroll

Walking to church with a big smile on her face. And of course her new pearls. @paulhelmick on Instagram

Pearls for the girls

Pearls for the girls

Treasured by every lady I know, Lily tries on her first set of little girl pearls. @paulhelmick on Instagram

Beary happy

Beary happy

Lily's build-a-bear got a wardrobe update... @paulhelmick on Instagram

Christmas Eve princess

Christmas Eve princess

Something happens inside a little girl's heart when you put a crown on her head... @paulhelmick on Instagram

Family time

Family time

One of the best parts a Christmas is getting the whole family together for dinner. It's fantastic just sit around the...

First big dollhouse

First big dollhouse

I don't think you're a daddy until you've put together (lots of assembly required) your first dollhouse for your...

Giant giraffe

Giant giraffe

Lily didn't get left out of the big creature collection either - it takes up half her bed! @paulhelmick on Instagram