Persevering Our Way to Olympic Gold — Again!

February 24, 2014 in Sports by KIDDING, RIGHT?

Although I was born/raised in Hockeyland (i.e., Canada), I’ve always hated hockey.  I think this could be traced back to the trauma I suffered as an infant, which was the same year my home town’s team, the Toronto Maple Leafs, last won the Stanley Cup.  My whole family was glued to the B&W Zenith that year including my mom, who would watch the games while holding & nursing newborn me.  Problem with that was that every time the Leafs scored, everyone would jump and scream and I would Full Article [...]

Pros and Cons of Condo Living (IX)

December 1, 2013 in Education, Family, Home Decor, Shopping, Sports by KIDDING, RIGHT?

Another advantage of condo living is that you never have to clean out your garage.  You don’t have one.  The corporation hires people to hose down the underground parking area twice a year.  At such a time, you're required to keep your car out of the underground for the duration of the cleaning else you will be slapped with a hefty fine.  This is rather inconveniencing all by itself.  But worse, should parking enforcement find your vehicle parked slightly out of the time your street parking Full Article [...]

Tiger has the Golden Bear by his Tail

July 18, 2013 in News, Sports by Joe Hentges

Today begins another major golf tournament with the start of the Open Championship, commonly called the British Open, at Muirfield Golf Links just outside Edinburgh, Scotland.  Tiger Woods is still in pursuit of Jack Nicklaus' (aka the Golden Bear) record of 18 major tournament wins.  The "majors" are defined as The Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and the PGA Championship.  Tiger's record in the majors currently stands at 14 wins with the last one in June, 2008 at the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines, Full Article [...]

The Home Biz Buzz- Fitness Edition: “Get Paid to Lose Weight!” Offers- Scam or Skinny?

July 6, 2013 in Business, Food, Health & Fitness, Internet Marketing, Sports by Home-Business-Opportunities

“Get Paid to Lose Weight!”  It reads like a dieter’s dream, and what’s not to like?  Green-for-girth promises of trading body weight for a weightier wallet are enticing.  These largely legitimate offers typically entail lab rat level pay for participating in a new diet, drug or nutritional supplement study. The “catch” is you have to be among the select few who meet the narrow focus group criteria to qualify. But times have changed.  Enter the 7 Minute Workout with its claim Full Article [...]

“It’s Summer Vacation! Now What Do We Do?

July 4, 2013 in Sports by Terry C. Markoff

This post is a continuation of the children's story "That Kid in Right Field". Please welcome Chapter 3. Their will be an optional set of questions at the end of this chapter. The questions are designed to check for your understanding of this reading selection. Chapter 3 It rained all day Thursday and was overcast Friday morning. A cold and heavy mist hung in the air as Brett and Kenny rode their bikes to school, "The weatherman said that it would clear up by this afternoon," Brett said Full Article [...]