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50 for 50 – #18 Getting Real

Just sat down with the oldest and went through the next steps for his college course registration. This is getting real. He can register for classes next Wednesday and has his first orientation later this month. Then in mid August,… Continue Reading →

50 for 50 – #10 UnFiltered

We all know the stereotype – old man sitting around speaking his mind, regardless of how foul or offensive his thoughts are.  A close friend of mine lived in Mateo on Roanoke Island for a while. Andy Griffith had a… Continue Reading →

50 for 50 – #9 Dang It!

I missed yesterday!! I went home thinking it was going to be a quiet night and I would get a few things done, among which was writing the 50 for 50 post of the day.  But it turned out that… Continue Reading →

A Sport Hiatus?

Memorial Day weekend marked the end of the Spring sports season.  Notably, the end of club volleyball for both boys. The end was memorialized with 3 full days of the Boys’ East Coast Championships.  Our youngest son’s team played a… Continue Reading →

Mono O’ Monopod

Back on the topic of recording the boys’ games.  As I mentioned in my post “Follow Up on Doubling Up”, I was trying to find a resolution to a couple of challenges with recording volleyball matches when the boys are… Continue Reading →

Doubling Up

As I have mentioned (and as the header of the site eludes to), my hobby of the past few years has been to record the boys’ sporting events.  Part of the rebirth/redesign of the blog site includes the “Videography” section… Continue Reading →

Traffic Lessons

Perhaps the most important lesson from driving in traffic is “Don’t live your life like a driver in traffic”.  I remember an old joke that if you wake up looking like the picture on your driver’s license you should go… Continue Reading →

A Few Good (Sports) Parents

I write a lot about kids sports.  Perhaps it is because we spend a lot of our non-work, waking hours with games, practices, clinics and all other manner of supporting our kids’ athletic endeavours.  I am not complaining, I love… Continue Reading →

Accepting No

A couple weeks ago my oldest and I were leaving the volleyball club.  It was a Sunday evening and there was a couple open courts on our way out toward the exit.  He asked if we could stop for a… Continue Reading →

Saving Memories

While I don’t have any exact numbers, I feel safe in assuming a large percentage of the video cameras sold are purchased by new parents.  When you are expecting, you buy a camera and record all the “firsts”, and “seconds”… Continue Reading →

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