Category Archives: USA

Kung Fu Panda not included

The joys of being a house owner, amongst many cool and not-so-cool duties, is that we get to decide how wild the garden should be.  Are we going for the ‘garden of the year’ award or do we take a … Continue reading

Posted in Activity, Camping, Daddy, Fitness, Health, USA, Weather | Leave a comment

Thank you America!

It is the time of the year where millions of Americans travel across the country to celebrate Thanksgiving.  It is probably the only holiday they can agree to celebrate, no matter which religious belief you might have.  These mass migrations take … Continue reading

Posted in Activity, Blog, Daddy, Family, History, Traveling, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Carmine Code

For those not familiar with Carmine’s, it’s an amazing Italian family restaurant.  It opened its doors back in 1990, and pride itself to for making any meal feel like an Italian American wedding feast. Many of my colleagues had spoken about … Continue reading

Posted in Activity, Blog, Daddy, Economy, Family, Health, History, Review, Traveling, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Unwanted Visit of Jon-Ass

It has been a very unusually mild winter on the East coast so far, with Christmas day hitting 70 Fahrenheit (21 Celsius).  Most days in December had blue skies and we didn’t even start the oil furnace. I seriously considered … Continue reading

Posted in Activity, Daddy, Family, History, USA, Weather | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Merry Christmas – hope you’re not offended

It is obvious – we live in a World were freedom of speech has become a misused verb.  It has lost its value and has been replaced by an exaggerated use of political correctness, which is driven into us by the media and … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Christmas, Daddy, Family, USA | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Technical Affair

It was an odd feeling when I drove my trusted El Camino to another mechanic.  Ever since I bought the beast, I have been seeing the same mechanic.  He knew her inside out and treated her really well.  I even … Continue reading

Posted in Activity, Daddy, Technology, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An All American Family Event

We recently did something really traditionally American. We attended a minor league baseball games, supporting the local Rockland Boulders. Our daughter had won tickets to a game, and was going to throw the first pitch.  It was part of a … Continue reading

Posted in Activity, Daddy, Family, USA | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mid Life Baywatch

Just by me mentioning ‘Baywatch‘ you instantly get a picture in your head of Pamela Anderson running down the beach, in her red bathing suit and boobs bobbing up ‘n down, while she smiles awkwardly clinging to the lifesaver. Well, … Continue reading

Posted in Activity, Daddy, Family, Health, Hero, Kids, USA | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Save a flower

We had the wonderful experience of attending a Native American Pow Wow some weeks ago, in Bear Mountain (NY) and it was a fantastic day.  Weather was late 80’s Fahrenheit and the pow wow was full of colourful native indians … Continue reading

Posted in Activity, EdRev, Family, History, Traveling, USA | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

John Deere Experience

As I’m typing this blog, I’m sitting on my newest coolest toy, a John Deere sit-on mower. My WIFI is strong enough to power my internet connection on my Gen1 iPad, although I have to be parked next to the wall … Continue reading

Posted in Activity, Daddy, EdRev, Family, Kids, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment