Tag Archives: New York

‘Wicked’ on the cheap

Tonight begins my quest for a $25 “Wicked” ticket. I’m practically perfect in this endeavor and I hope my streak continues this evening. I’m talking about the “Wicked” lottery that happens between two-and-a-half hours before showtime and two hours before … Continue reading

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Cupcakes make people happy, too

So says the slogan of swirlz, a cupcake bakery in Chicago. Music makes people happy, as well, which I wrote about a couple days ago. Linsey and I stopped at swirlz to pick up a couple of treats before I … Continue reading

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Ski (and snowboard) adventures: past, present and upcoming

At the end of this week, I’ll be skiing down the slopes of Alta Ski Area in Little Cottonwood Canyon, east of Salt Lake City. That’s at least my goal. I like mountains, I like snow and I generally like … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Holiday Valley

My New Year’s Eve Day events included getting up early for the three-hour trek to Ellicottville, N.Y., to ski at Holiday Valley. Just before the sun started setting on our second-to-last run down Mardi Gras, the ski cleared from an … Continue reading

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