Monthly Archives: August 2011

Speaking of lists

Every Memorial Day since I left college I get jealous of the kids who get the entire summer off to play, travel, hang out with friends and do all of the other things people do in their leisure time. But … Continue reading

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Making the list

One thing I have learned in the journalism profession is that people love lists. And as a writer and consumer of media, I love them, too. Especially the Best (fill in the blank) lists. It’s fun to look at them … Continue reading

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The non-Monday Sunday

The buzzing of my alarm clock startled me awake at 5:30 am yesterday morning. After a quick slap to turn it off, I stared at the ceiling in a half awake/half asleep blur wondering where the weekend had gone. Soon … Continue reading

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Time management

I love this clever new video by Royal Caribbean. It really helps put things in perspective for those people who have a hard time taking days off from work. It illustrates a stat I have seen before but one that … Continue reading

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Resisting the urge

I’ve been thinking a lot about Playa Del Carmen, Mexico in recently. Partly because it was two years ago this week that we were there, and partly because of the deals that have been waved in my face for the past few days via the daily deal e-mails from Living Social and Groupon. Continue reading

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Shedding some pounds

Despite the fact a lot of this blog is devoted to fitness, this isn’t about shedding my own pounds but rather those pounds weighing down the trailer. We knew going in that while our tow vehicle, a 2011 Jeep Grand … Continue reading

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Winning weekend

After an almost month and a half (involuntary) break from camping, we returned to the Indian Trails Campground in Pardeeville, Wisc. this past weekend with Jim and Cheryl and their daughter, Abby. Didn’t realize how much I had missed camping … Continue reading

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