Category Archives: Travels

Getting my first pair of shoes at the Continental Cup

A lot of people new to the sport of curling often ask if it’s expensive to participate in. Thankfully, the answer is no for the individual curler. In a lot of ways, getting into curling is like going to the … Continue reading

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Getting the joke at the Continental Cup

Watching curling in person can be a unique experience, especially at this weekend’s Continental Cup in Las Vegas. Watching with several thousand enthusiastic fans who are knowledgeable about the game really takes it up the next level. Watching curling in … Continue reading

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Watching the world’s best curlers in Las Vegas

Today is the first day of the 2019 Continental Cup of Curling at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. If you haven’t seen this event before, I would say it’s well worth your time if you’re a fan of the … Continue reading

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10+1 images from my first year back in Utah

At the end of May, I marked the first anniversary of my returning to Utah. To celebrate the occasion, I reviewed the photos I took from the past 365 days and picked ten that highlighted some of the fun activities … Continue reading

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Monday Tuesday Karaoke in Utah

Richard plays a saxophone cover of “Hello” during karaoke night at Keys on Main in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. It’s been interesting getting used to a different karaoke scene. Back in Chico, I knew where I … Continue reading

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One reason why I may go to Buffalo Wild Wings & one reason why I may never go back

Buffalo Wild Wings completed its expansion to Chico this week. Judging by photos of early lines and posts in my Facebook feed, it seems a lot of people are happy about the development. Although I love saying “The game is … Continue reading

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Pin-a-Go-Go transforms Dixon into pinball paradise

Looking for something with a little pop or an idea to bounce off your friends this weekend? People can find endless hours of fun with unlimited gameplay on more than 100 pinball machines at Pin-a-Go-Go at the Dixon May Fair … Continue reading

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Racing home to the Mexican National Anthem

While one can’t go home again, sometimes it’s nice to visit. My semi-annual return to Southern California this week was filled with great time with family, seeking out new experiences and reliving fond memories. Turning on the radio on my way home … Continue reading

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Sacramento Lights

Here’s a different look at one of the chandeliers at Sacramento Valley Station. I was waiting for a late train returning home Dec. 30, so I set my sights on a different part of the station. I wondered what people … Continue reading

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In Hindsight – The Honeymoon

A view from one of the hotels we stayed at As I’ve written about the wedding, it follows I should write about the honeymoon (no, not like that, you pervs). For our honeymoon, we went to the Dominican Republic. And … Continue reading

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