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Entries from July 2006

Stewed Prunes

Monday, July 31st, 2006 · 1 Comment

Thursday: Dan and Shira arrive and the fun begins. Seth and Niki join us as we BBQ up a storm and talk wedding planning for our NYC friends. Dan and I end the night with two daring shots of the Listerine-like Dr. McGillicutty’s. View more Thursday photos. Friday: Johnny arrives from Buffalo and the fun […]

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Hillary Comes to Saratoga

Monday, July 31st, 2006 · Comments Off on Hillary Comes to Saratoga

One part of our banner four-day party weekend during which we had all sorts of crazy times (later blog post) was seeing Sen. Hillary Clinton at the Saratoga Race Course Saturday. The first time I saw her in person was when she was First Lady Hillary in 1995 when she came to Vassar to give […]

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Beekman Street Bistro

Thursday, July 27th, 2006 · 1 Comment

A little more than a year ago, Jen, Justin, and I were enjoying drinks one evening at 9 Maple, our favorite (and the best) local martini bar here in Saratoga Springs. We struck up a conversation with a cool guy who had just come to town from Portland, Oregon to open a new restaurant that […]

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3rd Anniversary

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Happy 3rd wedding anniversary to my best friend and wife! I love you, Jenner. Thank you for 3 amazing years (well, technically, 7 amazing years) and many more to go! You’re the best. July 26, 2003 Wedding limo, Pougkeepsie, NY July 17, 2006 Gaudi’s Park Guell, Barcelona, Spain More reflections: 2nd anniversary 1st anniversary

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Spain 2006

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006 · 3 Comments

It’s taken a few days of gettling back to normalcy before we could squeeze in the time between Jen’s 101-degree fever and jobs and email and book clubs and volunteer commitments, but here we go… Quite simply, our vacation to Spain — Mallorca, Barcelona, and Madrid — was amazing, and words can barely describe what […]

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We’re Back!

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006 · Comments Off on We’re Back!

Hola, America! We’re home from an amazing Spanish vacation and the most incredible wedding of Alex and Cati. It took us 19 hours to get from Hotel Europa in Madrid yesterday to my in-laws’ place in Kinderhook (left hotel at 7am local time and arrived at 8pm local time / 2am Spain time), and another […]

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UPH $200k Grant

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006 · Comments Off on UPH $200k Grant

Yesterday it was officially announced that Universal Preservation Hall was awarded a $200,000 matching grant as part of the federal program Save America’s Treasures. Unfortunately I missed yesterday’s press conference with U.S. Rep. John Sweeney, R-Clifton Park, who helped to secure the grant, but luckily fellow Steeplechasers were on hand to help represent the work […]

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4th of Ju-party-ly 2006

Saturday, July 8th, 2006 · Comments Off on 4th of Ju-party-ly 2006

You know you had a crazy, exhausting weekend when it takes you a full week before you can blog about it. So here it is Saturday, and, as promised, I will recap our non-stop adventures last Friday through Tuesday, a 4th of July weekend to remember. We kicked off the weekend Friday evening with an […]

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Thursday, July 6th, 2006 · Comments Off on SD600

We had one of the busiest, most action-packed, non-stop weekends ever. It was non-stop go from Friday through Tuesday. In fact, I’m still too exhausted and busy recovering to take the time to write about it now. But recap and pictures will be coming soon… When you’re really psyched about something and spend a lot […]

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