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Get to know Mark...
 
Hometown:  Vineland,NJ
 
Favorite Food:  Chinese, Italian, Anything, and can't forget EVERYTHING (I hate being SOOOOO picky about what I eat) 
 
Favorite Restaurant In Milwaukee:  Only been to ONE so far...Sobelman's Pub & Grill!  Jojo took me there for my interview lunch and ME LIKEY!   I promise you this:  I WILL FIND more restaurants and I will destroy them...and by destroy them, I mean I'll eat at more of em' and get back to you! 
 
Hobbies:  Music (I know, shocking!), Sports, and KARAOKE!  (I don't drink, so let the fact that karaoke is a hobby of mine sink in LOL)  My PLEA to you:  find me the best karaoke and let's get our sing on!
 
Favorite Food At The Wisconsin State Fair:  TBD, but I'm sure it'll be something fried.
 
Favorite TV Show:  Here it is...I'm not scared...to admit...that my favorite show on TV is...
GREYS.ANATOMY.  There, I said it.  Also, I may or may not shed a tear or two while watching. 
 
Dog Or Cat Lover:  BOTH!  We've got 2 dogs AND a cat!    A Mini-Dachsund named Cooper, a Maltese-Dachsund Mix named Callie and our cats name is Piper. 
 
Latest Notable Accomplishment:  True story:  I went 2 WHOLE DAYS WITHOUT POSTING on Facebook!  (yes, seriously)
 
Something few people know about me:  I was the original lead singer of N'Sync!  But...I got sick for 2 days and missed some rehearsals and they replaced me with some young punk named Justin Timberlake...WHO'S LAUGHIN' NOW???!!!  (EDIT:  I LOVE Justin Timberlake and that's the REAL answer to this question).  SERIOUSLY, LOVE JT.  He's the man, right?  I mean, who doesn't love that guy?  Ok, next question.
 
Vacation Destination:  Hawaii!  


Proud Papa!

My oldest son Anthony is 13, soon to be 14 on July 1st!   Another hard thing about leaving NJ for Milwaukee was having to pull Anthony, mid-year, from 8th grade.  ALL of his friends growing up were there…baseball teammates, there…his ENTIRE childhood, there!
 
I KNOW it wasn’t an easy thing for him to do.  Think about it...REALLY, I asked him to START ALL OVER!  6 months have now gone by…and how’s he doing?  HE'S KNOCKING IT OUT OF THE PARK!  AWESOME grades, he continues to make new friends, found a new travel baseball team and is LOVING Wisconsin life like the rest of us!   Last Friday, he graduated 8th grade from Greendale Middle School and I can’t believe it but: HE WILL BE A FRESHMAN next year at Greendale High School.  He’s also decided to try another sport and signed up for football! 
 
I’d say that I’m surprised that Anthony took this challenge of picking up/leaving/starting all over and is just KICKING BUTT doing it, but that’s Anthony!  I didn’t think it’d turn out ANY.OTHER.WAY. 

I’m SO PROUD of him and there aren’t enough words I could write in this blog to explain it properly!
 
Thank you so much for reading.  Thank you for making this an easy transition for ALL OF US!
 
-Mark Summers


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06/19/2014 5:51PM
Proud Papa!
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06/19/2014 6:01PM
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Sounds like you have a wonderful son!! I bet he got that way from having a great Dad!! Hope all continues to go smoothly :)
06/19/2014 6:07PM
Proud Papa
He seems to be just like you! You picked up and moved here without your family for a few months and you made lots of friends! Now you can just sit back and appreciate him!
06/19/2014 8:37PM
Proud papa
Sounds like Anthony will succeed in whatever he does! He doesn't let obstacles stand in his way. Way to go, you should be very Proud of him!
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