Category Archives: Sports

Summer Camp ?

For $2300, you can send your kids to a 10 day session designed to improve their social media skills. Offered in London, Melbourne and here in California, the program includes instruction in lighting and camera work, writing, blogging, self-promotion, marketing, … Continue reading

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Alligator on Fridays

Fish sticks, macaroni and cheese, with a side of stewed tomatoes. It was the meal of choice on Fridays in families who adhered to the Catholic tradition of meat abstinence. Where did this practice originate ? The information is not very … Continue reading

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Chicken. Day #4.

I promised I’d throw it out this morning. I just could not do it. Something in the genetic code will not allow it. (Thank you, Grandma.) I can’t waste leftovers. That $5. rotisserie chicken from Sam’s Club is making its … Continue reading

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Art, Guns and Fudge

Growing up with folks who hunt and fish, I should have understood the excitement when Cabela’s Outfitters announced the opening of their store in the mountains of Hamburg, Pa. in 2003. I did not. I also didn’t understand why the … Continue reading

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Black Friday shopping on crutches. It will change your perspective about humanity. It was over a decade ago, but it left an impression. After a freak accident in early November, I was sporting a leg boot, trying to heal a … Continue reading

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“That’s not flying, that’s just falling with style.”  Toy Story. A little inspiration on a day when we in the U.S. go to the polls. Wingsuit base jumping, with pilot Brandon Mikesell. Comments Closed.

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When asked about our favorite part of the season, a first response was how great it is to finally sleep under covers.  But there is so much more.   Autumn is the season of festivals. We entertain ourselves just fine in … Continue reading

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Punch Buggy

There was a 1960’s vintage auto show that surprised me at a local mall this past weekend. There was a DJ playing 60’s music, a charity fund raiser, flea market and kid activities. A highlight for me was far more … Continue reading

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What’s a Pommel Horse ? I was about to see for myself, up close and personal, in 9th grade gym class. Coming out of Catholic school, where physical education meant “Red Rover” in the paved schoolyard, I was in for … Continue reading

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