I have a guest post up at Shooting for the Show. It is a look at the traditions in the Cornell Hockey program. Totally different from my post here yesterday. Hope you go check it out. If you are a hockey fan, you should bookmark Justin’s site.
Have you ever thought of the holiday season that just began with Thanksgiving with disgust? I do every now and then. Usually, my disgust stems from a lack of planning. If I plan out my holidays – from gifts to wrapping time to shipping to baking, I love how the days flow and how I… Continue reading Holiday Planning and Holiday Plans
Last week, my daughter and I picked up a former classmate of hers from university and made what seems to be our annual trek to Cornell University. We live about 40 miles from Ithaca, New York and Cornell is an easy drive for a game or event, providing weather cooperates. The reason for the trip… Continue reading Cornell Hockey
This is the first in a series of four posts on the liturgical season of Advent. Yesterday began the Advent season in the Roman Catholic church. Growing up I was not Catholic but Episcopalian so I am use to Advent as a liturgical season but many people do not recognize this period of waiting… Continue reading Advent Thoughts
Back in 2007, I wrote a post on Black Friday. At that time, I swore I was finished with shopping but did end out going to purchase one item at a home improvement store so not as bad as a toy store but still. I also made some mention of Cyber Monday and Black Friday… Continue reading Black Friday
I ran a fantastic race while I was out in California. I discovered the Palm Springs Tram Challenge, a 6K run/walk that had a 2000 foot elevation increase, online. Since I would not have a car constantly at my discretion while in the area, I emailed my stepfather – the trip was still a surprise… Continue reading Tram Challenge – A Race Recap
While I would gladly sit in the airport and just bury my head in my computer, the commuter gates at Dulles are not where there is an abundance of outlets or charging stations. Because of this, I thought my computer was going to have to be turned off due to the battery running out. Then,… Continue reading Travel Tidbits 3