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Michael on January 31st, 2009

Since the girls are down south enjoying slightly more moderate temperatures in Gulfport Mississippi, last night Austin and I decided to take advantage of our new “freedom” by heading to Brandywine, a local ski area to enjoy their Midnight Madness session – 8:00pm until 2:00am. Although there were a surprising number of people skiing and […]

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Michael on January 30th, 2009

Tiny cookies with a bite! They are made with three kinds of ginger and are a ginger lover’s dream come true.

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Michael on January 28th, 2009

We woke up this morning to 6 inches of snow, canceled school, and a delay at work with the option of unscheduled leave. Of course I took the unscheduled leave, and Austin and I headed out into the woods to enjoy the snow. We went into South Chagrin Reservation Metropark where I took the last […]

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Michael on January 24th, 2009

We saw a curious sight this afternoon – the Goodyear blimp flying over our back yard. Solon isn’t exactly a major population center, and we are over 20 miles from both the Burke Lakefront airport and Cleveland Hopkins international, so we thought it somewhat strange to see it here.

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Michael on January 18th, 2009

This afternoon I took a hike/trudge/slog along some of my favorite trails in South Chagrin Reservation Metropark. I ran these trails several times a week during the fall and thought they were beautiful then. Somehow things look even better after a good freeze and snow! Even though I couldn’t run all the trails I still […]

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