Posted in February 2012

Why I Hate Brookstone

Why I Hate Brookstone

No, it’s not all that clever a title, I’ll readily admit. But sometimes it’s as simple as that. This is the story on why we, as a family, have boycotted the seemingly harmless mall store for some six or seven years now. If I have my way, we will continue to do so for as … Continue reading

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Ninjago! Ninjago! Ninjago!

Ninjago! Ninjago! Ninjago!

Since I began this blog, I have become absolutely fascinated by page views.  I am a baseball fan and all baseball fans love statistics.  Anyone who has read the book Moneyball (or, I guess, kind of, seen the movie) knows that there is a search for the one be-all end-all of statistics.  You’re looking for … Continue reading

Putting My Mouth Where The Money Is

Putting My Mouth Where The Money Is

Throughout my entire broadcast career I have liked to joke that I get paid to talk but really it’s true. At many, many levels it is a silly way to go about earning money. Of course there are many careers that, when broken down like that, can sound less-than-inspiring. Pitchers and quarterbacks get paid to … Continue reading

My Top Ten List Of Worry

My Top Ten List Of Worry

I have a dear friend about whom I’ve written before. She’s the one who went from a corner office in Chicago to SAHMhood in North Carolina. Despite the challenges therein, she still finds time to worry about all sorts of things I can’t. I’m talking about things like what kind of plastic bottles are made out of, … Continue reading

A Weirdly Wonderful Place

A Weirdly Wonderful Place

I don’t know about you but I am infected with a near constant state of wanderlust. Anytime I go someplace new, I am excited at the prospect. I remember distinctly that, in 2006, I was absurdly excited to take a business trip to Columbia, South Carolina. I don’t know if there is a city that … Continue reading