Archive for: January 2015

Sports
Hockey Dad’s Love-Handle Saves the Game
January 30, 2015
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(Hockey Player Magazine, January 2015) We lumbered inside the locker-room and grimaced as hockey bags slid down our shoulders. I hadn’t seen my Blazer teammates for over a month. Inside the guys slouched like dough-boys, suffering from extended tryptophan hangovers. None admitted to exercising over the holiday break. Crazy Eddie maintained his same pear shape. […]
Life Lifestyle Travel Videos
Video – Grand Canyon Rafting – Bucket List Trip
January 13, 2015
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In June 2011, after a patient 17 year wait on the National Park Service's permit "waiting list," I was awarded a permit to lead my own Grand Canyon rafting trip.  I kayaked the run in 1993 but was injured halfway.  I dislocated my shoulder at Mile 104, Ruby Rapid, and finished the trip on a friend's raft.  In 1994 I submitted my initial permit application to the National Park Service. I've shared photos and stories from my 2011 trip in various articles which appeared in newspapers and in American Whitewater Magazine.  Check out the link below to a 13 minute video which was produced by one of my fellow boatmen, JoHn R. Gibson, a skilled rafter and talented videographer.
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Let Me Tell You A Story
January 13, 2015
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The first full length book by Eric Miller includes selected stories from his blog and new tales about a married father, trapped by a house full of women. Now available on Amazon.com in paperback and e-book.