Another tale from the book of “It sounds so easy. But it is!” A few months ago, we painted the walls in one of the bedrooms a beautiful blue and refreshed a blackboard wall in the kitchen. We were so eager to finish, it seems we also painted the ceiling. Now we are planning to […]
All You Need is Faith, Trust, and Planning Ahead Disney vacations are certainly magical, but planning them is not for the faint of heart. If you want a relaxing, lay-on-the-beach-with-a-cocktail getaway, Disney may not be your first choice. But if you want a seamless yet flexible vacation filled with surprises, nostalgia, and a solid dose […]
Meet comic con artist Lauren Rubin of Not Cool Company! She started the geek shop in 2016 and now appears at conventions in and around Texas!
By: Katie Gifford My venture into the world of Roller Derby is not as glamorous as I’d like it to be. I lived in the middle of nowhere with spotty internet, a broken game console, and a sketchy Redbox kiosk at the even sketchier gas station. One night, I decided to rent ‘Whip It’, the […]
Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant Mich. Offers a variety of programs. One of those programs offering a major or a minor in event management. The program is designed to educate students about the different things that entail event management, but also offers a direct hands-on approach in certain classes as well. […]
It is almost that time of the year when the pros hang-up their boots for the summer and trade in their kits for bathing suits, sunglasses, beaches, and whatever else they might want to indulge in. It is a time of rest that comes with much enthusiasm for both players and fans alike. However, before […]
We are an out and out American firm, we are known as crash pads and we are manufacturers of sports protective wear in the United States of America. Crash Pads was established in 1992 and we are still working as efficiently as we ever did. We have a reputation for designing and manufacturing many kinds […]
Earlier this month, I did a second studio photo shoot for Mister Pierre Fetish Fashion. The first one happened last January. Again, just like last time, I was actually the behind-the-scenes-photographer. This is why you won’t see most of the models looking directly at me. They’re looking at the main photo person. This month was […]
You’re new! You’ve been floating through life – and by some miracle happened upon the magic of Roller Derby. Flabbergasted by the blinding awesomeness, you went out and bought your first setup and started skating with your local league right away, and isn’t it great?! But the skating is full of movements that you don’t […]
Nearly 450 people packed into The Sports Arena for a sold-out roller derby match in St. James on Saturday between Strong Island Derby Revolution and the Central Jersey Roller Vixens. The match ended in a 163-91 win for Strong Island, allowing them to reclaim their victor’s status after last year’s season-closing loss. Strong Island is one of two […]
Whether you’re a city mouse or a country mouse, the Calgary Stampede offers something for everyone. Famous for their rodeo, food and entertainment, The Calgary Stampede has been dubbed the greatest outdoor show in North America! So, button up your plaid shirt and pull on those cowboy boots and join the fun during this 10-day festival.
I am a fitness addict. I love to work out, and break a sweat, disheveled hair falling in my face, dripping, panting, heart beating so hard it feels like it’s going to jump out of my chest and fall with a plop onto the gym floor. So CrossFit to me is not a torture, or […]
Tonnes of sweaty derby love to everyone who came to game one and two to help us get the party started for our 2019 season! As always, we appreciate each and every one of you, and we can’t wait to see you again at NRDL Home Season – Game #3 when the Bogey Rollers take on the […]
Thoughts on making friends as an adult in a new city and country
And now, I realize, I am an athlete. I’m a fat frigging athlete, so suck on that world!