I needed a paddleboard fix and sun today. Let’s take a trip with our friends from Tangerine Travels to paddleboard on some amazing water in Quintana Roo a bit south of Playa del Carmen. Today’s temperatures there were over 90, meanwhile in Pittsburgh it’s rain and gray and 55. By the way— Laska is adorable. So we’ve done the Zoom game nights, happy hour, coffee, church, Easter dinner and now Monopoly. Now we are planning for a birthday party. For […]
From Afghanistan to the US, Brazil to Uganda, India to Russia — and 17 other countries — here are stories from the TED Fellows. — Read on ideas.ted.com/scenes-from-a-global-pandemic-heres-what-life-is-like-in-23-countries-from-the-ted-fellows/ While I’ve been pondering why so many people are struggling with this physical distancing, I guess being able to easily connect virtually has helped me. I figured it was worth sharing how the rest of the world is handling it since this is a ONE WORLD problem despite most of us being […]
To get through life, we all need to ask for help — here’s how NOT to do it https://ideas.ted.com/we-all-need-to-ask-for-help-to-get-through-life-heres-how-not-to-do-it/ — Read on ideas.ted.com/we-all-need-to-ask-for-help-to-get-through-life-heres-how-not-to-do-it/ On this Boxing Day let’s reflect upon those times when we had a little too much on our plates.
I will be your bodyguard if you call me Al. .WA WA WA WA, WAH WAH, WAHHH. No we are not there for a Paul Simon concert, but instead a little exploratory trip. What better way to go from PIT to NYC, than by flying direct into EWR! This is definitely the greatest city in the US and not needing a car to get from point to point is one of the best parts of it. First there is something […]
Uncle Tom came to Pittsburgh and we made it out to golf before the storms rolled in this afternoon. For the record Sir Thomas did birdie number 17. About number 5: Drive it down the middle then cut your second shot down on the right hillside. Don’t be afraid of the slope to the stream. And regarding somebody’s birthday who coincides with Avery’s gotcha day. Happy Gotcha day Avery.
OK, I know some of you wonder what us referee people do as part of our pre-game talk, especially if you’ve worked with your team before and know that the soccer IQ of the crew the best that it can get in Western PA. Last week we talked about the PA Dept. of Revenue and how they tax estates or should we say how they tax beneficiaries. Over this weekend we were discussing amazing spots on the Allegheny River from […]