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Daddy’s New Ride!

:: Tags: Awesome, Dylan, Thoughtful

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As an early Christmas present to myself I have finally decided to break down and get a new vehicle. My current vehicle, even though it has very low miles, is still going on ten years of age. It’s also starting to have some issues with electrical system components as well as some mechanical issues, but is still in pretty great shape.

So I decided to replace my old 2006 Cadillac Escalade (a hand-me-down from my grandfather) with a brand new 2015 Cadillac Escalade… and so far, I am thoroughly impressed with this vehicle. I had to special order it due to the fact that they were on back order, so I didn’t get a chance to really drive and check it out before hand… but WOW, I like it!! Let’s hope Dylan doesn’t try to write his name on the side of this one with a stick like he did my last one!
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Dylan’s Biking Video!

:: Tags: Awesome, Biking, Dylan, Video


08/05/2014 – “Dylan making the switch from push-bike to peddle bike” (Arlington, VA.)

Well all I can say is that my son must take after my brother… “anything and everything on two wheels!” He went from a push bike last fall (which he mastered!) to a peddle bike this spring and made the transition without having to use training wheels at all! He actually told us that training wheels would only make him crash… So with a little encouragement and some help from my brother he is officially riding a peddle bike at a little over 5 years old!

Dylan’s First Caps Game!

:: Tags: Awesome, Dylan, Fun, Hockey

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Dylan in his reindeer hat screaming… “Look Dad… It’s Slap Shot!!” – Verizon Center, Washington, DC

Just the other night, my son Dylan had his first opportunity to experience the excitement of a live Caps game at Verizon Center. Thanks to our neighbor Alexandra, Dylan and I (along with Alex and her son) had a great evening watching the Caps roll over the Flyers for a 4 to 1 victory from some nice lower level seats her company holds the season tickets for. Thanks again Alex… we had a blast!!

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Florida Keys Fishing Trip

:: Tags: Awesome, Boating, Fishing, Friends

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Charlie, Chris, Paul and I on our way out to Sombrero Reef – Marathon Key, FL.

Me and the boys spent a week in Marathon Key, Florida doing some off shore fishing this past week and I must say… I Had A Blast!! There is nothing better than catching and eating fresh fish every night!

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KCIHL Winter 2011-2012 Championship

:: Tags: Awesome, Friends, Hockey

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The Ballston Tropics Hockey Club – 2011 & 2012 Winter KCIHL C-1 Division Champions

Well we did it… we won the big one once again! For the third straight season, the Ballston Tropics Hockey Club has taken home the championship trophy for their division. It was no surprise that the Clusterpucks put up an incredible fight and even managed to tie things up in the third period and thus send the game into sudden death overtime. But with the guys firing on all cylinders, we managed to put in the winning goal just a couple of minutes into OT. Outstanding game guys… Go Tropics!! Click on the link to see all the photos from the game and celebration afterwords at Rock Bottom Brewery… Enjoy!
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Fishing Under The Ice…

:: Tags: Awesome, Underwater, Video


Some under ice views from beautiful lake Saarijärvi in Vaala, Finland

Just came across this video on YouTube and I felt the sudden urge to share it with everyone I know. The video was shot by some ice divers up in Finland and was very well done! Check it out…

Dylan Is Walking!

:: Tags: Awesome, Dylan, Video


10/26/2011 – Dylan is officially walking on his own!!

That’s right folks, you heard it here first… Dylan is officially walking on his own! His balance still needs a little tweaking, but for the most part I think we’re ready to send him out into the wild! Just kidding, but he is doing very well and we’re very proud of his progress to this point. Next bench mark… potty training!!

Coolest Halloween Costume Ever…!

:: Tags: Awesome, Video


Awesome Halloween Costume – Watch more Funny Videos

My brother just sent me the link for this video and I thought it just too cool not to share. I’ve been trying to figure out what to dress up as for the Halloween party this coming Saturday night, but up until now I’ve been kind of stumped. I know it’s way to late to try and pull something like this off, but theres always next year…!!!