Category: Personal

It is a Bad Time for a Diet

February 23rd, 2010
Cadbury Creme Eggs are available in stores. more »

Snow Day, Part Two

February 21st, 2010
This blog post is coming to you from the Yosemite Lodge. Outside a light snow is falling; we expect a quite dazzling morning of three to six inches of fresh powder, just right for snowmen and snowballs. Drove up today - because it's a Sunday, I had n… more »

Tom Bihn

February 17th, 2010
...makes the best bags in the world. I purchased my Tom Bihn backpack from his store in Santa Cruz in 1997 or so, and I still use it on a near-daily basis. It saw me through graduate school; I took it to Mongolia. It has never had a zipper break, never… more »

Snow Day

January 25th, 2010
Much of the time you plan to do something fun with the kids and it comes off differently than you had anticipated; the kids don't take naps and become grumpy, the weather doesn't cooperate, you forget the camera, something. But every now and then you… more »

Know It All

January 11th, 2010
I was at the gym on the elliptical machine, which meant that I had to choose between 'The Price is Right', some Maury Povich-like show, or ESPN. Normally it would be ESPN hands-down, but in this case they were discussing in detail Mark McGuire's steroid… more »