Category: Grand Canyon

Two Komen runs = double the support 0

Two Komen runs = double the support

There are so many double entendres I could use, but I leave that for the comments. We’ve had a team (Komen Get It) for four years in the Houston Komen run. My wife started...

1993 Silver Oak and a Special Occasion 1

1993 Silver Oak and a Special Occasion

My wife had purchased two magnums of 1993 Silver Oak Alexander Valley several years ago. One we gave to our friend Monte for his birthday, one she gave to me to save for a...

Komen Run: the old man does 5K under 25 minutes 1

Komen Run: the old man does 5K under 25 minutes

For the 2nd year in a row, we did the Susan Komen Race for the Cure, a 5K run or walk or sleep-in (depending on your disposition). My son and I ran, raised money...

Baltimore Book Festival courtesy of Brad/AuthorsBookShop 0

Baltimore Book Festival courtesy of Brad/AuthorsBookShop

My book is sold through many avenues, and one of the most promising and intriguing is Author’s BookShop, an effort by Brad Grochowski to feature and promote independent authors. Brad works diligently on behalf...

Ike 1, Tomballians 1 0

Ike 1, Tomballians 1

Sitting here in the dark, reading by candlelight (and typing on my blackberry) and drinking some white wine (we have to, of course, because the power is out)… …With my family. …In my house....

Wine in the Woodlands 0

Wine in the Woodlands

Wine, food and my wife….three of my favorite things, a gluttony triple-header! My wife and I were invited to a couple of the final events of Wine and Food week in the Woodlands. The...

More Vegas: Bellagio Dancing Waters 0

More Vegas: Bellagio Dancing Waters

After the break, a video of the entire Bellagio Hotel Dancing Waters sequence in the daylight, with a rainbow no less, from our last trip. Not as good as the Elton John concert, but...

the other “me” was on the USS William M Wood 2

the other “me” was on the USS William M Wood

I have a very unique name. I thought I was the only one in the world. But I found out I assumed incorrectly in a very interesting way. About two years ago, I started getting...

geek job #11: Computer Jock for the LHC 0

geek job #11: Computer Jock for the LHC

The teams I’ve worked on have managed some incredibly large data centers. But I have some serious geek envy for the dudes running the computing and network infrastructure for CERN’s Large Haldron Collider. In...

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