Thursday, December 31, 2009

Wow! More Snow!

While I admit I have not been paying much attention to the weather (or this blog for that matter) it came as some surprise to wake up to an inch os snow this morning. Wonder how much more we are going to get?

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Monday, December 28, 2009

Monday of Winter Break

Shaking off the cobwebs from a great family party. Smelling the coffee brewing. Helping a friend with a year-end move. Heading back to Delco for more family time.

Gosh, working in higher ed has some benefits!


Monday, December 21, 2009

Snowstorm Aftermath

While I would like to say that Philadelphia looks beautiful under a blanket of white, I must acknowledge to truth of the situation. Philadelphia looks paralyzed today, grey ribbons of icy slush hemmed in by truck-sized piles of snow, the growl of snow blowers and the curses of pedestrians everywhere in the air.

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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Safe and Snug at Home


Blizzard and Lights
Originally uploaded by Cavalier92

Well I braved the 16 inches of snow we have here in Mount Laurel to get you this shot of our Christmas lights in the Blizzard of 2009.

The roads are barely plowed and our driveway and walk are unshoveled.  What's the point when you are getting an inch of snow an hour?


The kids enjoyed the day and are looking forward to even more fun in the snow tomorrow.

Six Inches of Snow and Counting

The snow is superfine and dry. It's like shoveling baking soda.

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Two Inches of Snow and Headed to See Santa

We decided to get out for the last time before we get snowed in so we are headed to see Santa!

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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Fleetwood Holiday Pageant

John's class is putting on its holiday pageant tonight and he just had his big moment with the sleigh bells. Ahh fatherhood!

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Day-Long In Service Training!

Yay! I can't wait!!!

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Macy's Holiday Light Show

Another Delco Guy and fam are roaming the streets of Philadelphia and have happened into the Center City Macy's at the Wannamaker Building. Bring on the show!

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UArts Fall 2009 Crafts Crits

No. That pile of beer bottles in the lower left is not trash. If you guessed it is a sculpture, you would be correct!

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Monday, December 14, 2009

Elves Decorate at UArts

One of the holiday traditions in Student Financial Services is decorating for the holidays. This year we have added a fireplace to the office and Elf Stephanie is hard at work hanging our stockings!

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Friday, December 11, 2009

Happy Birthday!

Today is Char's birthday and I just wanted to say how happy I am to have her in my life. 

She's doing a great job as a new mom and helping to manage a new house.

Char is my sidekick out on the town, my friend when we are at home, my partner when we are doing all the tough things.

So happy birthday to the most important woman in my life.  I love you sweetheart!  Have a happy birthday!


Monday, December 07, 2009

Marlton Tavern - Meh

Quick review: expensive, below average food, drinks that reek of cheap mixer and indifferent service. Verdict - McDonald's at WalMart is better.

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Saturday, December 05, 2009

First Snow at the New House



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Swarthmore Christmas Tree is lit!



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Gingerbread House Decorating

We are here in Swartmore with the family and some friends for the annual Newsome holiday gathering.

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Headed to the Swarthmore Tree Lighting

Hats, glove,s boots, snow pants, long underwear, we got it all!


Friday, December 04, 2009

Tiger Woods Accenture Ad

Based on this week's news, it seems like Tiger is more of a 'doer.'

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Seen in The Nashville Airport

All I can say is huh?!?

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Flight Delayed

US Airways 3648 is delayed, so I have taken refuge from the frigid Nashville temperatures at Blackstone Restaurant and Brewery. Hopefully I get home tonight!

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Thursday, December 03, 2009

Big River Grille and Brewing Works

Short review: The beer is pretty good and the food is pretty bad. Verdict: skip it

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Loose in Downtown Nashville

Pretty town. Hope the food and music are good!

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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Their Lights Are Better Than Mine

Everything about the Gaylord Opryland is BIG and the Christmas lights are no exception.

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Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Great View, Huh?

At least I got a suite!

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11,000 People in One Room

This is a BIG conference!

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I Am At Opryland!



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Headed to Nashville

The kids and GF are kissed, I am packed and headed to PHL.

Dunkin Donuts - question - how hard is 'medium coconut coffee, tiny bit of cream anmd sugar?'