Posts in category "Weekend"

Seattle: A Fist Full of Sports Fans

Seattle: A Fist Full of Sports Fans
I picked up last week’s Sports Illustrated to catch up on the latest from NFL pundits. Nestled within this issue’s mid-season review was good sports journalism still laced with typical big sports hyperbole. After dutifully marching through what was going on here and now in the NFL, the author threw in a little foreshadowing. It... Read more »

Summer / Camp Stories: "Ferrets, Manboobs, and Drunk Americans in Paris"

Summer / Camp Stories: "Ferrets, Manboobs, and Drunk Americans in Paris"
Growing up in suburbia I never liked school, even though I liked the idea of school. I felt the same way about summer: nice idea, but too sticky, too hot. And a couple of school years bookended with trips to summer camp led me only to believe that kids my age were bigger jerks out... Read more »

Summer / Camp Stories: "Baker Lake"

Summer / Camp Stories: "Baker Lake"
It may be a truism, but every man needs to get away from his wife now and then. So when the opportunity came for camping, I took it. There was one problem though: I shared a car with my wife. As this was a car camping trip with each guy planning to sleep in his... Read more »
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Summer / Camp Stories: "Laycation, Fuca Yeah"

Summer / Camp Stories: "Laycation, Fuca Yeah"
I really need a laycation. I’ve never even been one to crave convenience. Needlessly doing things the hard way is a weird obsessive-compulsive means of control for me. I like to work for it, to feel like my life isn’t meaningless, you know? The idea of paying all that money to go somewhere new and... Read more »

Summer / Camp Stories: So They Say Camp is Back

Summer / Camp Stories:  So They Say Camp is Back
A few weeks ago I picked up our copy of Town & Country, my haphazard magazine subscription. I don’t know a whole lot of rich people, especially not ones who wear seersucker suits. And this magazine is usually full of socialites I have never heard of, not to mention sordid tales of pampered pets of... Read more »

Chicago's Roller Derby Championship, Saturday at UIC Pavilion

Chicago's Roller Derby Championship, Saturday at UIC Pavilion
On Saturday, The Windy City Rollers conclude their home season in the Ivy King Cup Championship, which kicks off at 7:30pm at UIC Pavilion. If you haven’t gone to see this great action-packed sport then Ivy King is a great way to catch a fire. The Fury are two-time defending champions, collecting the cup in... Read more »
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