Big fun in Big D

I got back from Dallas on Tuesday, and it was everything I had hoped for my birthday. I got to visit family, eat great food and watch a lot of football.

I had planned this trip back in May. It was either Dallas or Milwaukee, but the logistics worked better for me to go to Dallas (I still need to find time to go to Milwaukee!). Continue reading “Big fun in Big D”


A fun time in a Pac 12 party town

The second leg of my college football tour brought me to the campus of Oregon State University.

While the Beavers excel at baseball, they have been terrible in football for many years. In Week 1, OSU lost to Ohio State 77-33 and still didn’t cover the spread (38.5). However, the “Beavs” (as they are called by their fans) faced Southern Utah, an FCS team. Continue reading “A fun time in a Pac 12 party town”

An Aut(some) experience

The first leg of my college gameday tour brought me to Eugene, Ore., home to the University of Oregon and the incredible Autzen Stadium.

The only word I can say is, “Wow.” Continue reading “An Aut(some) experience”

Exploring Easy Pass

I have been unemployed for nearly a month. During that time, I have done a lot of stuff and a lot of thinking. I drove 2,000 miles down the Pacific Coast and through northern Nevada, southern Oregon and Idaho on my way back from that trip. The country is amazing and the people are even better. Continue reading “Exploring Easy Pass”

If you take an impromptu trip, make the most of it

Believe it or not, most of the people who know me think I’m more likely to act on impulse. However, when it comes to taking trips (I don’t take vacations), I don’t do things on impulse. I love to plan my trips, planning nearly every step to build a foundation on what I’d like to do during my trip. Continue reading “If you take an impromptu trip, make the most of it”

Giving back to NCW: As a big July is on the horizon, former Chelan star wraps up his annual camp

If the last four years have taught Joe Harris anything, it is that it’s never too late to find your niche. Continue reading “Giving back to NCW: As a big July is on the horizon, former Chelan star wraps up his annual camp”