Ella’s self-portrait

Back to running…again

You may remember way back in October I was tricked into running a 5k and hurt my knee in “training” for it. Well, that knee injury lingered for a long time and right about when it was better, I started playing basketball once a week so did not resume running. I started feeling healthier than […]

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10 years since 9/11

It is hard to believe it has been 10 years since Sept. 11th. Back in 2001, Erin and I were both working at the Chronicle-Tribune and were part of a small, but extremely talented team of journalists. On that day, Erin and I had worked the previous night shift until 1am and I am sure […]

Yup, it’s real: Bacon Vodka

"A superior quality potato vodka with a savory bacon flavor." – www.bakonvodka.com  

Juno takes unique photo of Earth and Moon

(CREDIT: NASA/JPL-Caltech) Earth (on the left) and the moon (on the right) photographed by NASA’s Juno spacecraft on Aug. 26, 2011, when the spacecraft was about 6 million miles away. The photo was taken by the spacecraft on its journey to Jupiter – it will arrive in August 2016. Aboard the above-mentioned Juno spacecraft are three […]

NYC Visit Journal

Since we returned from our trip Erin and I have been asked often “What did you do in NY?” and we have had a hard time answering, since we packed so many things into a couple days. So I decided to list it all out, to try and remember it all if nothing else, so […]