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Saratoga Wine, Food, and Ferrari Festival 2011

Monday, September 12th, 2011 · Comments Off on Saratoga Wine, Food, and Ferrari Festival 2011

Few things go together like wine, food, and Ferraris. Throw in some blue skies and warm sun, and you’ve got a perfect weekend here in Saratoga Springs. Not since 2004 when Jen and I had just moved to Saratoga had we been to the Saratoga Wine, Food, and Ferrari Festival, and after all the great […]

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Virginia Earthquake Rocked Saratoga Springs

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Yesterday at 1:51 PM Eastern Time, while on the phone with a customer in New York City, my office — and my whole house — in Saratoga Springs began to shake. And shake. At the time, my friend Ken was down in the basement crawl space installing a ventilation system for our new dryer, which had […]

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A Cold & Snowy Winter 2011

Monday, January 24th, 2011 · 3 Comments

This has been one of the snowiest and coldest winters we’ve experienced to date here in Saratoga Springs. This morning is just a bit absurd in terms of the cold factor. The temperature is anywhere from -16 °F to -27 °F (-34 °F with wind chill). I just walked the dogs around the block and […]

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Spring is in the Air

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 · 4 Comments

One thing’s for certain: There’s nothing like five months of a dreary and cold Northeast winter to make one really appreciate the sun (even if we didn’t get much snow this year). So when the temperature climbed to the low 60s yesterday, all I wanted to do was be outside. Yesterday also happened to be […]

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Saratoga #2 Healthiest County in New York

Sunday, February 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment

In a new study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Saratoga County is ranked as the second healthiest in New York state. The study looks at factors like smoking, drinking, education, income, food access, and exercise. In the Saratogian’s coverage of the report in today’s paper (Experts: […]

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“Saratoga Springs: A Mecca for High-Class Living”

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

That’s right. That’s how Jen and I roll: In style in our “mecca for high-class living.” It’s fun to see this promotional video of all the Saratoga sights we know and love: Well, mostly love… I don’t know about calling D’Andrea’s “one of the best pizzaerias in town.” It’s made me sick a couple times, […]

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Fasig-Tipton 5k 2009

Saturday, August 15th, 2009 · 6 Comments

  On the heels of the SF Marathon, I ran my third 5k this morning – the First Annual Fasig-Tipton 5k right here in Saratoga Springs – and I destroyed my previous PR (set in April’s Dodge the Deer) by more than a minute (1:14)! I set out to run sub-20 and I nailed my […]

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Chowderfest 2009

Saturday, February 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Last weekend the gang assembled for another rockin’ Chowderfest. The Chandlers hosted the pre-party. Bloody maries and mimosas before noon meant that 9pm would feel late. Really late. Those of you on Facebook have already seen a selection of photographic highlights from the day, and those of you who lived through it have seen them […]

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Travers Picnic Table Dash

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008 · 4 Comments

The Saratogian calls it Saratoga’s Wildest Race. Capital News 9 compares it to the Running of the Bulls. Whatever you call it, securing a picnic table for the $1 million Travers race day — the biggest event of the year in Saratoga — is not for the meek at heart. But my wife, being the […]

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Firecracker 4

Friday, July 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment

What a way to celebrate 9 years of being with my awesome wife (and race photographer), as well as our independence: Running a 4-mile race with 444 448 other people on a picture-perfect day through the beautiful and historic streets of Saratoga Springs. The second annual Firecracker 4-Mile Road Race was my 6th career distance […]

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