Category Archives: Sports

Branson Fishing With the Boys

Ever year in May, for the last three years we travel to Branson for a little fishing R and R. The weather is almost always great and it gives me time to catch up with some of my best friends. … Continue reading

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Puck Number 29

After tonight’s Dallas Stars vs St Louis Blues hockey game in St Louis I will have just one more hockey rink to visit during an NHL game and that will be in Buffalo. The weather is fittingly cool and the … Continue reading

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NCAA Frozen Four Hockey in Pittsburgh

Every year we meet at an Irish Pub in the City where the NCAA National College Hockey Chsmpionship is held and this year it is in Pittsburgh at the Console Center. Before the trip to Pittsburgh I went to Raleigh … Continue reading

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Fishing Ray Roberts with Joe

In what has become an annual event, Joe took me out in his boat on Lake Ray Roberts to fish for Sand Bass. On my first four casts I caught two fish on one line (with two hooks). The weather … Continue reading

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The Grey Cup

One of my bucket list items has been to go to the Grey Cup, the Canadian equivalent to the Super Bowl. Last year I was visiting with my family in Nanaimo and watched the Grey Cup on TV with them. … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Adventure

The 10 day adventure started today with a trip to Seattle then Anchorage on American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Joe and I left at 9:15 am from DFW and after a four hour flight to Seattle and a two hour … Continue reading

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Branson Rainbow Trout Fishing

After safely arriving at our cabin on Lake Taneycomo in Branson and unloading our stuff, we headed to Old Chicago Pizza House for a quiet afternoon on the patio over the lake. On Thursday morning and afternoon we set out … Continue reading

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The Busiest Day of our Lives

What a day! It started with Austin’s Confirmation followed by a lunch with Cecil and Julia, then the annual Kentucky Derby Party at Louis and Julie’s house, then a moving-away poolside party at Rob and Val’s and finally a late … Continue reading

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Baseball with our Friends

What a great evening and a memory that won’t be forgotten. The weather was perfect and the hated Yankees were in town to face our new Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish and the hot Texas Rangers. With the Rangers ahead 2-0 … Continue reading

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NCAA Frozen Four Hockey Finals

The NCAA decided, in their infinite wisdom, to hold the College Hockey Championship in Florida this year. My bet is that it will be a mistake given that College Hockey here is non- existent and only one large market College … Continue reading

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