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Parents and Kids Sports
Hockey Mom Earns Frequent Flyer Miles
February 24, 2016
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Hockey Player Magazine, Feb 2016 (Note: Names below were changed.) We boarded the jet two hours late, me and 350 others.  No explanation was given other than lousy weather in Europe.  My original seat selection was along the back row aisle near the lavatory.  I’m one who plans ahead— the ten hour flight from Oakland […]
Quotes From Famous People
Upcoming Trivia Bee to be a Jocular Event
October 29, 2015
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“To speak well and eloquently is a great art, but an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop.” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ready, fire, aim. I’m one who, to my wife’s chagrin and mortification, sometimes speaks first then thinks later about what I just said.  The fuse between my mouth and vocal […]
Quotes From Famous People
Quotes from Famous People – Teddy Roosevelt
June 30, 2015
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“When you are asked to do a job, tell ‘em ‘Certainly I can!’  Then get busy and find out how to do it.”  Teddy Roosevelt, 1958 -1919 (26th President of the United States, 1901 to 1909)
Sports
Hockey Tape and Old Trophies Bring Out Sentiments
May 5, 2015
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(Hockey Player Magazine, May 2015) The line between frugality and nostalgia is not much wider than a skate blade. Consider hockey tape, the adhesive that binds equipment, body parts, and adult recreation teams.  Players hoarding rolls of UHaul® tape to strap on shin guards are frugal.  They’re too cheap to buy real sports tape.  Thriftiness […]
Store
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.