Category Archives: Places

Places I’ve Been

West Coast Vacation 2019

This year for our summer family vacation, we headed out west to San Francisco and La La Land. While I kinda wanted to go to Seattle (my favorite town), we thought maybe we could do that at another point because … Continue reading

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March Madness 2018

This year for the Madness, I found myself following the eventual national champion,  Villanova Wildcats, throughout the tournament! In Pittsburgh, Nova easily took out Radford in the 1st Round then romped on Alabama in the 2nd. Moving on to Boston … Continue reading

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St. Lucia 2017

This summer, I thought it would be fun to vote for our summer vacation getaway. So on a random afternoon, we picked our spot from 6 locations: Hawaii, Seattle, Los Angeles, Montana, Ft. Myers, FL, and the Caribbean. In a … Continue reading

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Good Times In Chi-Town

It’s been a few years since the last time my high school friends got together and went on a road trip. The last time, we found ourselves in New York City. THIS time…Chicago was our town of choice and we … Continue reading

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New York City…Summer 2015

If it’s Ava’s birthday then we MUST be up to something…right? This year, we all piled into a Delta regional jet and hightailed it up to New York City for a long weekend. And trust me when I tell you…it … Continue reading

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Kayaking On The Potomac

A little after-work kayaking on the Potomac! – at Potomac River View on Path

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Denver Trip 2014

Denver, CO. Home of the Broncos and Peyton Manning, the Rockies, lots of mountains and now…The Estrada’s. One of our country’s greatest cities and recently our good friends up and moved there. So…this obviously gave us every reason to take … Continue reading

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Kings Island Fun 2014

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At The Ol’ Ballpark

Ava’s class took a grand tour of Great American Ball Park today and I was able to get home from New Orleans and do a little of it with her and her mother! Funny how much of this place that … Continue reading

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Sunset In New Orleans

– at Jackson Square View on Path

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6th Grade Washington DC Trip (or…Tigers Take DC!)

For a couple of years, my son’s school has been planning a trip to the nation’s capitol. They’ve done meetings and planning and had money-making endeavors to help generate funds…all to get our sons and daughters to Washington, DC. And … Continue reading

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Austin, TX

It’s not often that I get to new places. When I’m on the NFL circuit, it’s usually the same places and the same hotels and there’s something nice about that familiarity however…every now & then…it’s nice to go someplace new. … Continue reading

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Dublin, Ireland

Help Mom! I’m in Gaol! Or Jail. Whichever… If I’m gonna work a college football game, why not make it one that’s happening in another country? Football in Ireland is soccer…but for one day, the Irish welcome home their American … Continue reading

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Stonehenge

While working in London, I had the opportunity to travel to a little spot where druids danced and sacrificed fair maidens in exchange for gold from aliens. Oooooor something like that. Whatever went down at Stonehenge in 2400 BC (approx), … Continue reading

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Welcome To London (Olympics 2012)

I've been to London before, but this time will be even more special for me as I get the opportunity to work the 2012 Olympic games. I am one of 3 graphic ops stationed at the ExCeL Center on the … Continue reading

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