I'm currently on my way to NYC for a UAlbany event, but rather than think about what's on the agenda for the day ahead, I'm reflecting on the past five years I've been living in - and loving - New York State. When I first moved to Albany in June 2011, blog readers told me to "enjoy Troy", and local . . .
An important part of this post is that I haven't thrown up since 1997, which explains a lot. The story of a dad's frantic texts to his wife during their toddler's barfing episode in the car has quickly gone viral, and honestly, the story has served as a form of psychological treatment for me. . . .
Originally posted on Linked In April 21, 2016 Cody will be my fifth family member to graduate from Marshall University in Huntington, W.V. this May. Five Marshall grads in the span of just 10 years, and counting (a sixth is working toward graduation in 2018). Why Marshall? College graduates will . . .
This past Saturday, I managed social media and video, and took photos, at the annual UAlbany Alumni Excellence Awards gala. Going into my third year at the Alumni Association, this event is no longer "new"; however, the interactions I have with people always are, and you never, ever know what is . . .
One of the most enjoyable things about being a relatively new parent (Jay's a Toddler now, but every day is a brand new, fun, albeit downright terrifying experience) is re-living the things I loved most as a child. I've taken water color painting to a whole new level, I've rekindled an old . . .
When I was in college, my car could pretty much drive itself to the Taco Bell up the street from my apartment. Back then, I liked my orders plain and boring - chicken or beef tacos, a side order of nachos, and a Sierra Mist. Satisfying, cheap, and I would be lying if I didn't say, "fun." It was . . .
I felt like a small child last Friday night, and Capital Holiday Lights in the Park had everything to do with it. Unbelievably, we're rolling up on year 5 of living in the Capital District, yet I'd never experienced Washington Park's annual display. I knew about it right from the start, but wasn't . . .