Month: August 2013

The Fine Art of Tailgating

August 29, 2013 0

The ball crosses into the End Zone. High fives and cheers surround you. Someone picks you up and raises you over the crowd. A cooler full of Gatorade pours down over your head. Wait a minute. That’s not Gatorade. You didn’t score the winning touchdown. You’re in the parking lot listening to the big game…

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The trip of a lifetime

August 8, 2013 0

I married a fly fisherman, despite having no interest in fly-fishing. I even managed to avoid the sport despite spending the last 18 years on a river in Colorado and working as a professional raft guide. For 40-some years on the planet, I maintained a sterling 0-for-0 record in the fish department. The Selway River…

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Five Tips for the Best Road Trip Ever

August 7, 2013 0

Three-year olds know the ultimate secret to a successful road trip. Pull over, get out of the car and play at least once every three hours. This was a valuable lesson learned from an actual preschooler… under the duress of a marathon drive, I might add. Beyond slowing down to smell the roses and always…

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