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Our One-of-a-Kind Quilt

April 25, 2009


In honor of my Mother’s Birthday, I thought I would feature the quilt that she made for us this year. A quilt is a huge project that takes an incredible amount of time, especially if you want to do it right. I am very lucky to be the beneficiary of these talents. When we moved […]

Club Quarters

April 15, 2009


When I hear about a new business concept, I generally have one of three reactions. Sometimes I am surprised by how novel an idea is, especially in this world that often feels like every good idea has already been thought. Most often, I turn the concept around in my head a couple times and put […]

The Flying Saucer – Houston

April 14, 2009


Every once in a while I find a truly great beer bar. By this I mean a bar with unique, interesting beers on tap, some of which I have not tried before. It seems like every city has one, maybe two, of these places, though they can be hard to find. Here in Columbus I […]

Houston Downtown Tunnel System

April 8, 2009


One of my favorite things about Houston is the underground pedestrian tunnel system. It is about 6 miles long and connects 95 city blocks. Many of the big buildings downtown have stairs leading down to the tunnels, so it is easy to pop up to street level right where you need to be. The tunnels […]


April 8, 2009


I traveled to Houston last week for work. Houston is generally a goodplace to go because it is a direct flight, the food is good, and it is a fairly lively place. Houston is chock full of large corporations and is a much larger city than I expected. The last census shows a population of […]

Saturday Night at the Monster Truck Show

April 5, 2009


Lately I have been volunteering with the American Red Cross. I attend large public events (sports games, races, fairs, etc) and provide first aid services to those who need it. We usually have a room or table or other such base and a pile of equipment. Essentially we serve as the buffer between the public […]