CHRISTMAS RUSH… Just Around the Corner

I am always amazed at how fast time passes by!  One day it is 85 degrees and then it is snowing 48” (if you live in South Dakota, anyway).  Can you imagine that much snow in the first week of October?  NOT! Nonetheless, it will be here soon enough, and that means that the Holiday […]

Christmas Rush

Date of Event:  Sunday, December 1, 2013 Time of Meet: 2:00pm Location:  University at Albany, Sefcu Arena and ‘Bubble gym’.  1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY  12205 Directions: Registration Deadline:  10:00pm, Friday, November 29, 2013 Entry Fees:  Preregistration rate:  $10 youth (18 and under);  $25 open & masters.  There is a day of meet penalty of […]

Winter Express…A Winter Wonderland

       The 2011 January Thaw was supposed to produce warm temperatures in order for each of us to get the sense that Spring might be just around the corner.  Freezing Cold temperatures didn’t do much to warm anyone’s heart to such a sentiment.  For the Winter Express Championships, we had so much snow that […]

A Frozen January Thaw

     In case you haven’t read the book by Og Mandino, “The Greatest Salesman In The World”, there is a chapter that helps one deal with the inevitable growth of a man’s ego.  In order to keep the male ego in check (and this is not to presume that this is only a challenge for […]

Qualifying for the Christmas Rush

     At a time of the year when everyone’s thoughts are focused on the celebration of the Birth of Christ, some get distracted by the insignificance of so many holiday traditions, such as the immediate need to purchase and drink EggNog, decorate their lawns with oversized plastic Snowmen, send along Greeting Cards to those they […]