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Model Rocketry as a Family

One of the things that has been on our to do list for a while is to build and launch a large model rocket. We finally assembled a kit towards the end of last year, but it languished unlaunched in my office for the past few months as we prepared for our big move. I […]

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East Coast Trip 2014

In late September, Angela and I journeyed to the east coast of the United States, visiting Boston, Rhode Island (Newport and Narraganset), and New York City. We had a ton of fun and did a lot of cool stuff. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, however, I’ll just let them tell the story: […]

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Food

Delmonico Steakhouse at The Palazzo

Angela and I had the pleasure of dining at Delmonico Steakhouse tonight at The Palazzo here in Las Vegas. We didn’t manage to snag any pictures, but I wanted to give a brief review of the food and our dining experience. We arrived around 5:15 PM to find we were one of only three parties […]

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Food

Man Made Food: Potato and Egg Skillet

Angela isn’t around to cook for me right now, so I’ve been trying my best to cook food that tastes good. Luckily, she took the time to walk me through a few things before she left. I’ve been putting my own twist on her recipes, but the majority of credit definitely goes to her. This […]

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Experiences

Journey to the Top of Lone Mountain

A few days ago, Fitz and I were at the local dog park. Fitz is finally starting to get used to the other dogs and was being, somewhat surprisingly, polite to the yorkie and terrier mix that were in the pen with us. I was talking to the other owners and one mentioned that he […]

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Football NFL Picks Sports

NFL Picks – 2013, Final Tally

A long time ago, I made the last post about our picks for each week. We continued to pick the games, but I stopped posting them here on the blog because of a lack of time. With the super bowl less than a week away at this point, I figured it was time to loop […]

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Football NFL Picks Sports

NFL Picks – 2013, Week 6

This is the fifth week of our season long pick ’em contest. Angela and I had five picks that differed last week and Angela managed to take the lead by winning one more than I. Here’s our records from last week: Angela: 8-8 Nick: 7-9 And our overall records: Angela: 34-29 Nick: 33-30 We’re also […]

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Experiences

What Football Means to Me

Recently, my Aunt Susan linked to a documentary regarding the NFL’s denial of a link between football and head trauma and the ongoing scandal that has resulted from the actions (and inaction) of the league. She asked what my brother and I thought about it which led me to think about what football has meant […]

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Football NFL Picks Sports

NFL Picks – 2013, Week 5

This is the fourth week of our season long pick ’em contest. Angela and I only had one pick that differed last week, but she won it so we’re all tied up. Here’s our record from last week: Angela: 9-7 Nick: 8-8 And our overall records: Angela: 26-21 Nick: 26-21 We’re also picking the Monday […]

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Fitness

My “Back on Track” Workout

I took about 6 weeks off of lifting weights in the months of July and August. I started lifting again at the beginning of September and it took a few weeks to get my body used to the stresses again. Last week, I finally felt like I used to and decided to ramp up my […]