Tag Archives: Orlando

Veteran’s Day 2007

Veteran’s Day 2007

I can remember living briefly in Orlando, Florida, and watching a non-amusing TV news piece done inside of a shopping mall on the Monday observance of Veteran’s Day. The news crew had found random school kids wandering the mall on their day off and asked them WHY they had the day off from school. Only [...]

Reflections on Orlando / Cancun Trip – Part 2

Reflections on Orlando / Cancun Trip – Part 2

Reflections on Orlando / Cancun Trip – Part 2 // Photography I had only ever been to Walt Disney World (WDW) as a kid… and we went to Magic Kingdom. What I didn’t realize is present day WDW is the size of a county! This sucker is big… and the grounds were immaculately kept up. [...]

Reflections on Orlando / Cancun Trip – Part 1

Reflections on Orlando / Cancun Trip – Part 1

Reflections on Orlando / Cancun Trip – Part 1 // Flight from Albany to Orlando On the 3-hour flight down to Orlando there was a family with a small girl (probably about 18 months) sitting in front of us. The little girl cried loudly for about two thirds of the flight. That’s two hours! I [...]

Reel Gold

Reel Gold

I’m in Vegas… so what could be more appropriate than a Vegas-style game of striking it rich? NO, no silly… not a casino game, there are a bazillion of those. I’m talking about the good stuff… GOLD! It’s Flash Friday and time to reel in some of the ‘Au‘, so don’t be fooled. This game [...]

Scroogy Reporting

Scroogy Reporting

Okay, I may have really done it good this time. I just fired off a letter to the editor of the Albany Times Union in response to this piece written by Kate Gurnett. I proofed it as much as was safe in the short period I had to click [Send] before I changed my mind. [...]