5 for Friday: The Home Stretch!

The day after Thanksgiving used to be the official “kickoff” for the holiday season when everyone flocked to the retail world on Black Friday to get the biggest and best sales from the likes of Walmart, Best Buy, etc. Then Amazon (and the rest of the Internet) raised the stakes, started a Black Friday week,…

5 for Friday: Evaluating my Trail Running

This weekend I am typing from Providence, RI at the 2016 version of the New England Regional Irish Dancing Compeition…also known as the Oireachtas. My daughters both compete in the sport but only one will be dancing this weekend (the other is too young). If you have never been to an Oireachtas, you need to…