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Down to the wire

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 Posted in Lifestyle, Norway, Travel | No Comments »

My project for this evening..... complete several loads of laundry and clean the house before the wife returns tomorrow after spending two weeks overseas visiting family and friends. It should be a piece of cake. Now if I can just remember where I left the kids.

West Virginia Road Trip!

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 Posted in Lifestyle, Oberlin, Travel | No Comments »

Last weekend the family and I took a trip to West Virginia Wesleyan for my wife's 25th College reunion. The kids and I were a little pissed that we had to cut the annual family pilgrimage to nerd mecca (aka ...

Here we go again

Friday, December 14th, 2012 Posted in Lifestyle, Martial Arts, Travel | No Comments »

It is a damn shame that we are having this discussion yet again today. The murder of 27 people in Connecticut, 20 of them small children between the ages of 5 and 10, once again highlights a unique problem with ...

The Land of Fire and Ice

Saturday, August 18th, 2012 Posted in Lifestyle, Norway, Travel | No Comments »

I was very sad when our last day in Oslo came around. We had a great time in Norway and I was not looking forward to going back to NYC, or more specifically, going back to work. The only upside ...

Weekend in Sweden

Saturday, August 4th, 2012 Posted in Biking, Lifestyle, Norway, Sports and Fitness, Travel | No Comments »

Last weekend I went with the family to Sweden for a retreat with some of our scandinavian peeps. This was the first of a soon to be annual event held at the Björneröds Ridcenter. The wife and kids have been ...

Return to Berlin

Friday, August 12th, 2011 Posted in Lifestyle, Norway, Travel | No Comments »

The family and I just returned from a recent trip to Germany. Ski and I took a trip a to Berlin a few years back and enjoyed it so much that this year we decided to take the kids and ...

Atomic batteries to power, turbines to speed!

Friday, November 20th, 2009 Posted in Hip Hop, Lifestyle, Travel | Comments Off on Atomic batteries to power, turbines to speed!

They say that every American man has a love affair with his first car. I don't know if that is really true but the decision to part with the Batmobile after 20 years was like deciding to shoot my horse ...

Home Alone

Monday, July 6th, 2009 Posted in Lifestyle, Norway, Travel | No Comments »

It is really weird how dependent you can become on the sounds and routines that we fall into over time.  I bring this up because the fam has taken off for the summer and left me home alone. As ...

Where my dawgs at?

Thursday, March 6th, 2008 Posted in Columbia Prep, Lifestyle, Oberlin, Travel | 1 Comment »

Every now and then the tone of a day can just turn around and head in a totally opposite direction. This was the case today. The morning got off to a rocky start because I was still feeling like crap ...

A Visit from Norway

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008 Posted in Lifestyle, Norway, Travel | No Comments »

My mother-in-law and my nephew flew in from Norway last week to spend some time with us over the kids' winter break. It was good to see them since we had not gotten together in a few months. The kids ...