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Fail Your Way To Success!

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over… Read more

Dog Sledding Is Mush Fun!

“Cats are smarter than dogs. You can’t get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.” Jeff Valdez Last winter just outside of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, my family and I… Read more

Extended Summertime fun in Sunny Portugal

Extended Summertime fun in Sunny Portugal Beaches, Lisbon, and Castles were the top three things that our Fodor’s Travel Guide listed as “must sees” when in Portugal.  We only had… Read more

Play Marco Polo with Eddie Munster in the AZ Diamondbacks Pool

Back in 2011, I came up with an idea for a bucket list party. I wanted to create a totally unique, once-in-a-lifetime event for me and my friends. My goal… Read more

Randy Rhea, Hometown Hero

I graduated in the top 70% of my high school’s graduating class, so you have to imagine my surprise when they told me that I was receiving a college scholarship…. Read more

“Compliments of the President”

“It’s amazing what you can accomplish by mail.” Andy Dufresne, “Shawshank Redemption,” In the summer of 1979 I was a 13 year old baseball fan, Richard Nixon was five years… Read more

Richard Simmons Kicked My Butt!

I arrived at Slimmons aerobic studio in Beverly Hills an hour before the class started to find an orange traffic cone in front with a sign on it stating, “Parking… Read more

Kissing The Blarney Stone

“May you be in heaven a full half hour before the devil knows you’re dead.” An Irish toast I arrived on the Emerald Isle by ferry in the port town… Read more

Winner Wonderland

I’m not usually a contest-entering kind of guy. I hardly ever buy a lottery ticket, and I’ve never called in to a radio station to be the “eighth caller,” but… Read more

A Day In The Life: In the Beatles’ Footsteps

Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the “British Invasion”; the day when four lads from Liverpool arrived in New York for their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. I… Read more