Southwest is Trying to Ruin My Vacation

Posted by on Oct 16, 2015 in Complaints | 0 comments

Southwest is Trying to Ruin My Vacation

So my good friend Mal decided to have a destination wedding in Punta Cana. I am a travel junkie, and here’s the chance to go to the Dominican Republic. Fun!

As I was looking for flights, I found a little promo in the sidebar for Southwest Vacations, which sells flight and hotel packages together. And they’ve got some pretty good deals on there! I found a great deal for a flight from DCA to PUJ along with 4 days at the Royalton Punta Cana Resort where my friend’s wedding is being held. Perfect! Well, not so much…

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Rediscovering Baseball from the 80’s

Posted by on May 17, 2015 in Baseball | 0 comments

Rediscovering Baseball from the 80’s

So I was chatting with a buddy about some baseball stuff, specifically how public perception of Barry Bonds has changed over the years.

I described to him how I remember that Bonds was generally well-liked in the early 90’s. Around that time, it was like “Holy shit, with all these metrics coming out now, is Bonds really the best player in baseball? And has he been for several years now?” Sabergeeks were loving him more and more as analysis gained momentum. His prickly personality was maybe not so prickly yet and certainly wasn’t well-known.

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Dinner at the Coronado Room

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in Complaints, Random, Stories | 1 comment

Dinner at the Coronado Room

I just returned from a road trip that I took across Arizona with my mother for her birthday. We hit the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley. All in all, a great adventure. Great sights, fantastic weather, but every time we came into a new town, we had to find good places to eat. In the Grand Canyon gateway town of Tusayan, we chose poorly.

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My Liberty Bell Experience

Posted by on Oct 6, 2013 in Complaints, Stories | 0 comments

My Liberty Bell Experience

It was my birthday weekend. My girlfriend Sam and I were in Philadelphia. It was her first time in the city, so after dropping our bags at the hotel, we set out to see the sights.

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What’s Going to Happen

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Random, Science | 0 comments

What’s Going to Happen

We’re on the verge of curing major diseases and sending tourists into space. What else does the future hold? Move over, Nostradamus. Here are headlines from the future.

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