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Some Weekend Videos

I enjoy perusing the staff picks from Vimeo from time to time. Here are a few interesting choices.         Namibian Nights from Squiver on Vimeo.         Sweet Crude Man Camp from Little Brown Mushroom on Vimeo.         a few weeks in Peru. from Cole Graham on […]

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Places To See Before I Die

Josh’s sports bucket list inspired me to create a bucket list of my own.  However, instead of a sports list I decided that I would come up with a list of places that I would like to travel to before I shuffle off this mortal coil.  I went with physical locations as opposed to events, […]

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How to: Chicago

My sister-in-law and her boyfriend have lived in Chicago for nearly four years. In that time, my wife has visited them a couple of times, my three year-old son has made the trip, and they have made countless trips home for holidays and other special visits. Meanwhile, I have somehow never mustered the gumption to […]

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Saturday Morning News: August 4th, 2012

The Newport Folk Festival Does virtual travel cramp your style? How The Poor, The Middle Class And The Rich Spend Their Money 5 things gun owners want you to know Would You Rather Win Silver Or Bronze? (Be Careful What You Wish For) This is a must read/listen. Is there an alternative to chaos? Nick Symmonds: […]

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Owen and Fred

You may notice the banner to your right that says not to click it. You should in fact click it, you see it is a clever advertisement. The link will take you to Owen and Fred, a store with all sorts of gifts for men.  The store has everything from bar accessories, to clothing, rc […]

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Saturday Morning News: July 21st, 2012

Val Patterson Obituary: Man Confesses To Stealing Safe, Having Fake PhD In Troubled Times, A ‘Dark Knight’ Returns The Story of Keep Calm and Carry On Catharsis In A Cape: On Comic-Book Heroes And Real-World Violence 11 great riverfront towns BASEBALL IS THE BEST SPORT IMF’s Peter Doyle scorns its ‘tainted’ leadership Giant mako shark […]

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Saturday Morning News

Moldy matters: How wasted food is destroying the environment Jobs Report And Politics: The Monthly Spin Cycle DR Congo troops ‘flee into Uganda’ after rebel clashes Andy Griffith died of heart attack, death certificate says Wish You Were Here: City Kayaking In Seattle UN Syria mission should be reduced, Ban Ki-moon says We Are Failing […]

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Saturday Morning News: June 30th, 2012

TEDGlobal: The low-tech $6,000 car made for Africa College Football Playoff Approved for 2014 Season Welcome to Draft Diary XVI Anthony Bourdain swears he’s a nerdy fanboy Photos: The greatest sporting upsets House Passes Bill That Will Keep Student Loans Interests From Rising How to travel five continents in one day Michelle Obama Cites Jesus […]

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Weekly Awards

Movie I’m most excited about Coolest way to document a trip Worst parents/kid most likely to see a therapist Best goal Best jump ever (complete with mountain views) Most inspirational video involving Diamond Dallas Page

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On Walden Pon… Hickman Creek

I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.  -Thoreau- I am a firm believer in taking time out of life to be alone.   This can manifest itself in many different ways, a book and a cup of coffee, a fire, a good hike, or a long drive, among others.  It should be […]

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