Monthly Archives: November 2010

Welcome to the House of NO!

I must’ve drawn the short straw this past weekend, because my mission, whether or not I actually CHOSE to accept it, was to go to the grocery store with all 3 of my kids. When it comes to trying to accomplish tasks with the kids in tow, Anne’s philosophy revolves around the idea of bribery, as […]

389 Years of Thanksgiving

It’s generally acknowledged by most historians that the first Thanksgiving celebration occurred 389 years ago, back in 1621.  After an especially difficult first year in the Americas, Plymouth Colonists and Wampanaog Indians joined together in an Autumn Feast to share in that year’s harvest as a symbol of cooperation and interaction. I wonder if there […]

Salsa Junkie

As any decent recovery program will tell you, the first step in curing an addiction is admitting that you have a problem in the first place. With that in mind: My name is Mike Casey….and I’m addicted……to……. salsa. Not just any salsa mind you, but specifically Herdez brand Salsa Casera. Sure, I’d spent a lot of years […]

Road Karma and The Double Wave System

About 400 years ago during my college summers I drove trucks for the Coca Cola company in Pittsburgh.  In hindsight, there were a lot of important lessons I learned during this 3 summer gig, the most important of which was: “Pretty sure I don’t want to do this for the rest of my life.  Reckon […]