The ALS #IceBucketChallenge – A Family Affair

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

In case you’ve been living under a rock, there’s a movement afoot.  The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  What is ALS you ask?  From the ALS Association website: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. … Continue reading

Is Hulk Hogan Still Relevant To Today’s Wrestling Fans?

Hulk Hogan

So… last week, Hulk Hogan announced on Twitter that he’d be attending tonight’s (Monday, August 11th) edition of Monday Night RAW to celebrate his birthday.  Twitter, Facebook and various wrestling groups I belonged to immediately started buzzing about his return, what it would mean, would the NWO reform, etc.  But it got me to thinking. I’m at the age (38) where Hulk Hogan definied professional wrestling during my formative years.  But when I think about today’s … Continue reading

38 And Counting (My Blessings)

Family - Tami

I’m sitting here at Panera on a Saturday morning as is my normal routine, working on stuff for clients, catching up on email, etc. What’s a little abnormal is that it’s my 38th birthday.  And while I’ve got a HUGE list of stuff to get done, I’ve got to take a minute to put some thoughts down here on the blog. I started this “tradition” when I turned 35 and I’ve continued it with Thoughts At … Continue reading

8 Years Ago Today – Chewie Quits Chewing

8 Years Dip Free

8 years ago this morning my world was a very different place. I had a 53 day old son… the first of my three boys that I cherish above all else. Pope Benedict hadn’t resigned yet. Revenge Of The Sith was just over a year old and was finally washing away the thoughts of Jar Jar Binks. Michael Bay hadn’t touched the Transformers franchise yet. Twitter was less than a month old. Charlie Frye was the … Continue reading

Wine In The Maternity Ward? You Know It!

At The Hospital For LLB

So if you’ve been following along at home, you know that we recently had our 3rd boy. Mama was good during her pregnancy but couldn’t wait to be able to have a glass of wine. So… we brought it with us!  Prosecco for Mom & Dad, sparkling juice for the Boys. Incidentally… Dude is awesome. It’s so great having 3 boys!!! Share Some 406!

The Morning After Decision 2014 – King James Coming Home

Coming Home - Diddy Dirty Money

I’ll admit it… even the morning after Decision 2014, I’m still basking in the news that LeBron James is coming back to the Cavaliers.  It’s not often that things go right with sports in Cleveland so I’m going to soak it up while I can. I’m not a hip hop fan by any stretch of the imagination, but Coming Home by Diddy – Dirty Money caught my ear years ago when it came out and … Continue reading

Exclusive: Dan Gilbert’s LeBron Letter Updated!

The Letter

A new and updated version of Cleveland Cavalier owner Dan Gilbert’s infamous letter to Cavs fan has been found. All jokes aside… welcome home King James. Time to get to work and bring Cleveland a championship. Update Just adding a couple of funny LeBron-related pics I’ve seen throughoug the day today. Share Some 406!

LeBronWatch 2014 – Here We Go Again

Jules Winnfield On LeBron James

It’s four years after “The Decision” and LeBron James is at it again.  Since leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers, James has won 2 NBA championships with the Miami Heat and been inarguably the best basketball player on the planet.  Now that free agency is underway he’s once again deciding where he wants to hang his hat and play ball.  The story has blown up and we’re in full on LeBronWatch mode here in Cleveland. Restaurants are … Continue reading

The Redskins & Chief Wahoo – Offensive?

Caucasians

There’s big things going on in the sports landscape when it comes to team logos, copyright issues, etc.  On June 18th, 2014, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office revoked the trademark of the NFL’s Washington Redskins, after ruling in a case brought by five Native Americans who say the name disparages them. This decision has potentially has large ramifications, but it will NOT legally require the team to change its name.  Naturally, the Redskins will be … Continue reading