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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The Nyveen Name

Posted by on Apr 28, 2013 in Random | 3 comments

The Nyveen Name

In university, I took an interest in my family tree. Searching the web, I found names of ancestors and cousins that I never knew I had. As my tree grew, I began to wonder where the Nyveen family name came from. What did it mean? Who was the first to use it?

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My Celebrity Idols

Posted by on Apr 20, 2013 in Silly | 0 comments

My Celebrity Idols

Everyone has people they admire, and here are some of my favorites. These folks are talented, smart, rational, articulate. I believe that if you put this bunch in charge of the world, they could fix everything.

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