Monthly Archives: April 2013

Down to the wire


Source:  New Limited Well, college commitment day is fast approaching.  My son Ben has it narrowed down to two universities but the competition between the two is not yet over.  Neither university he is considering has a greek system, so … Continue reading

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Nobody Knows the Trouble I’m In


This scene is very familiar to me.  We have a new dog, Bo Bo.  Bo Bo is a yellow lab who is ten months old.  I often come home to scenes like this.  If Bo Bo needed any instruction on … Continue reading

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The hits just keep on coming


I did a post last week on Eric Hein’s Corter leather.  Well a reader let me know about a another great company where members of our extended American family in Wisconsin are making great leather goods.  The firm is Mitchell … Continue reading

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No, not that kind of whistle blower!


I admit it.  I watch way too many English Premier League football matches.  In the photo above, referee Howard Webb is seen blowing his whistle to start a match.  Webb is a very accomplished referee, having taken charge of the … Continue reading

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You’re going to need a bigger pavilion


Great White Sharks are absolutely amazing and really scary at the same time.  I once made the serious mistake of bringing the book Jaws for a week long vacation at Laguna Beach.  Suffice it to say, I didn’t do a lot … Continue reading

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It’s about time you read this article


  I was very happy to see my favorite subject on the cover of Time.  I urge you to pick up the latest issue.

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That’s not my wallet!


I am not proud to say it, but I love Patrick from Spongebob Squarepants.  My favorite episode involves Patrick attempting to have his wallet returned to him by the evil Man Ray.  Hilarious, take my word for it.  I thought … Continue reading

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