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This is my last weekend in Arkansas and today was my last day to get a chance to visit the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum in Little Rock. I’ve never visited the official library and museum of ANY American President, so it was fitting that the first one I visit belong to one […]

Throwback Thursday – Hurricane Charley, 2004

Thursday , 29, May 2014 Comments Off on Throwback Thursday – Hurricane Charley, 2004

Since this Sunday is the official start of the 2014 Hurricane Season (are YOU prepared?) I thought it would be appropriate to post this photo from the morning after Hurricane Charley slammed Florida and our neighborhood in Orlando a decade ago. In the photo below, that is the root base of a tree that, with […]

I just finished watching Apollo 18 on Netflix while doing some research. I’m glad I had the research to keep my mind occupied because I would have been bored out of my skull otherwise. Extremely predictable story, poor execution, and a bad imitation of “The Blair Witch Project”  style of “found footage” camera shots. Anyone […]

Tornado Safe Rooms

Tuesday , 27, May 2014 Comments Off on Tornado Safe Rooms

If you live in an area prone to tornadoes and you doubt the usefulness of a safe room, take a look at this photo one of our photographers shot a couple of days after the EF4 tornado left a trail of destruction here in Arkansas at the end of last month. The entire home was […]

Sheamus Snacks

Tuesday , 27, May 2014 Comments Off on Sheamus Snacks

Sheamus wanted some of my healthy snacks in the hotel over the holiday weekend.

In the half-sleepiness of first awakening this morning I sent someone a text message that included the words “Happy Memorial Day.” After eating some breakfast and being more fully awake, it struck me how ill-advised it was to combine the word “Happy” with the words “Memorial Day” and I felt badly about my poor choice […]

X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Friday , 23, May 2014 Comments Off on X-Men: Days Of Future Past

After work this afternoon I rushed to the closest theater showing X-Men: Days Of Future Past, got my ticket and settled in with about 150 other movie-goers to watch the latest incarnation of the mutant franchise on the silver screen. I was and am a huge fan of the original comic book storyline that took […]

Throwback Thursday – Iceland Airport In 2006

Thursday , 22, May 2014 Comments Off on Throwback Thursday – Iceland Airport In 2006

Today’s Throwback Thursday photo is from May of 2006 when Cindy, her mom, dad and I were in the Reykjavík airport for a layover on our way to Scotland. It was a great trip!

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