Month: September 2014

DisneyWorld

We didn’t tell the children they’d be spending the weekend preceding the boy’s 6th birthday at one of the 4 Disney theme parks.  I unassumingly signed up for a legal conference covering veterans disability claims to be held in Orlando, booked a room at the Shades of Green resort, and […]

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Miami is, in fact, nice

Growing up in Tennessee, all I knew about Miami was learned from “The Golden Girls,” since I wasn’t allowed to watch “Miami Vice.”  I knew it was nice and that it was a great place to be a geriatric female. A few years later, Will Smith taught me everyone had […]

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Pork U. is for you

More than a year ago, my bride read about a class called “Pork U.” offered by Sam Huff from BBQ1 in Garden and Gun magazine.  She tried to enroll me as a birthday present; all classes were full.  She tried again the following year, but all classes for the year […]

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Dragon*Con is even better after “Clone Wars” viewings

Even before the children saw Episodes IV-VI of the original “Star Wars” trilogy (which was a mere 5 weeks ago), they had started streaming “Clone Wars” episodes via Netflix.  I wasn’t sure if these shows were appropriate for small children or not, as they usually turned it on Saturday mornings […]

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