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Entries from December 2007

ABMGC 2007: The Moustache-Off

Monday, December 17th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Growing up, my Dad always sported a mustache. To date, his sons have never followed him down the path of the upper lip hair. Until today. Last night my bro challenged me via text message to a moustache-growing contest. Despite my hesitation, tonight I accepted his challenge. I thought, why the hell not? If my [...]

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Friday Night AleCat Fun

Monday, December 17th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Friday night Albany’s Power Couple, Alex and Cati, came to Saratoga Springs, and we showed this town who’s boss. Following some cocktails and delicious cheese from Putnam Market, we headed to Mama Mia’s for the infamous eggplant pizza, introduced to us by their biggest fans, Hugh and Jami. We had lots of laughs, delicious food, [...]

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Jen’s Birthday Weekend

Monday, December 17th, 2007 · No Comments

Last weekend was my awesome wife’s birthday extravaganza. We started the weekend right with our second visit to Bloomers (read about the first visit here). It was equally as awesome as our first visit there. This time I had an excellent cajun catfish and Jen had seared sea scallops with jasmine rice over a bed [...]

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Winter Storm Game Night

Monday, December 17th, 2007 · No Comments

Question: What do you do when the weather outside is frightful? Answer: You have an impromptu game night, of course. Saturday night we were joined by the likes of Sarah, Eric, Anne, Tom, and Patricia for a rockin’ game night at our place, featuring games such as Loaded Questions, Encore, and Alcohawk Slim (technically, that [...]

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Snow Parties

Monday, December 17th, 2007 · No Comments

Has it really been 9 days since I last blogged? Where does time go? Much has happened in the past week-plus, including my wife’s birthday — happy birthday to my best friend and beautiful wife, Jen! — along with tons of snow, and lots of partying. It wasn’t until Valentine’s Day 2007 that we got [...]

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Tags: anecdotes · saratoga springs

People Kings of Saratoga

Saturday, December 8th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Hwæt. We Gardena in geardagum – 1st line of Beowulf, from the original Old English text Translation: “LO, praise of the prowess of people-kings.” This is the story of the people kings of Saratoga Springs. Once upon a November 24, Gabe and Justin braved the long, cold road to Albany. They arrived at a destination [...]

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Tags: comedy · movies · photos 2007

Thanksgiving 2007

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Welcome to December! Time to blog about Thanksgiving 2007. Hey, so I’m a slacker, but it’s important to give thanks. With Jen’s delicious homemade pumpkin pies and pumpkin spiced cookies in hand, we joined Jen’s extended family at Aunt Carolyn and Uncle Ron’s place near Poughkeepsie (in Hyde Park) for Thanksgiving (November 22) this year [...]

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Snow Dog Warriors

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007 · 1 Comment

We’re on a dog roll here, people, so here we go. Yesterday morning we awoke to several inches of new snow (woohoo!). It wasn’t the soft, fluffy stuff that I love so much — more of a crunchy, icy mix — but hey, Stella and I will take what we can get. So here’s what [...]

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Tags: dogs