Things I Finished by Sarai: This Week’s Celebration

The Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos) is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in many cultures that focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. The celebration takes place over two days (November… more »

Finding Joe: The Story Behind the Story…

An incident took place during the recently concluded open. Someone who claimed to have been inspired by the movie “Drive,” threw a hot dog at Tiger Woods in an act that he claimed was “courageous and epic.” Getting arrested for disturbing the peace and impacting the results on that… more »

30 Ballparks in 35 Days? A Computer-Aided Roadtrip…

A story in The Wall Street Journal’s Sports section (yes, they have one) caught my eye. Written by Jared Diamond, it talked about a summer road trip where a fan can visit the ballparks of all 30 Major League Baseball teams in a mere 35 days. Sound exhausting, right? Think… more »

Learning New Combos at UFC Gym

Learning new combinations has been the focus of my training at UFC Gym in Concord. Since I am very visual, Coach Joey and Coach Carlo offered to help me out by demonstrating the combos while I held the video camera. Now I need to practice, practice, practice. ###

McIlroy at The Masters: He needed a Doctor…

Anyone who has played golf knows how hard it is to keep it together during that 18-hole (3-4+ hour) journey. The battle is mental and physical. Getting into a groove is what we all want, where it feels effortless and things just go your way. Watching the wheels come off… more »