Thursday, March 26, 2009

This pretty much sums up all I know about cats... and engineers.

ECAC Men's Hockey, Coaches vs. Cancer and American Cancer Society teamed up for a cancer awareness program called Pink at the Rink. The players wore these special jersey's and used pink sticks. They the sold the game used equipment as a fund raiser. We have #31 Corey Milan starting goalie and #15 Mario Valerie-Trabucco the teams '08-'09 scoring leader. All the ECAC teams participated. There is a room at Kate's work full of jersey's and hockey sticks.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

I'm not sure Paul still dresses himself.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

After a 100 mile last snowmobile ride last Sunday (Naples, Waterford, Lovell, Freyburg, Denmark, and back to Naples) its starting to seem like spring. This morning we had a traditional Maine Maple Sunday visit to Cabane A Sucre Bergeron, Hebron, Maine. Jonathan approved of hot syrup on snow.

This grouse has been following us around the yard for the last few days.


Saturday, March 21, 2009

Sick kids benefit lizard quilt.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Some interesting new toys for Speed World Challenge.

Here are some interesting pit notes from Sebring. Wednesday #28 GT2 Corvette replacing engine after engine failure. Thursday 11:08 am Bill Auberlen contact with wall. Thursday Jaime Melo at US embassy in Rome, Italy trying to work out a visa problem. Should be in Sebring friday. Thursday 8:47pm Adrian Fernandez hit some kind of animal in turn 15. #40 GT40, Panoz and P1 Acura big surprises in qualifying. My picks are fairly standard
P1 #08 Peugeot
P2 #20 Lola Mazda
GT1 #4 Oliver Gavin
GT2 #45 Flying Lizard Porsche

Thursday, March 19, 2009

I saw this today on the news and immediatly thought of Oliver......

An undersea volcano is erupting in Tonga. The news story about it is here:

And because no post about worldwide activities would be complete without a map:


Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Donnie and Marion with "New Blue Quilt" at Joe's house.

What the? For sale $450,000. Built by Rocketsports on a Riley chassis with Aston 4.7 V8. Never raced (go figure).

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Truth in 24 on ESPN Friday 8pm

Sebring Qualifying on Thursday 2:45pm-3:45pm
Sebring Preview on Speed Thursday 11pm-12am
Sebring Race on Speed Saturday 10am-12pm, 2pm-11pm
Wreckreation on Discovery Channel has a show on vintage snowmobile racing. Tonight (march 17th) at 10pm est.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Happy Birthday to Barbara and Sharon!

Sunday, March 15, 2009

A friend of mine from high school is a teacher in Utica. He is writing a book? story? He posts each chapter as it is completed on his blog. You can see his bio there as well.

Joel requested a side view. We went to the Rotterdam mall on saturday for the Fonda speedway pre-season stock car show. Oliver and Cameron met Jack Johnson. Oliver sat in a racing go-kart. . .and it fit just right.

International Lonestar. Check your mirrors Rubber Duck, the Snowman is back.
Celebrate the Ides of March and maple tapping time. The weather is just right.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Our snow is dirty. We need a visit from "The Cat in the Hat".

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Happy Birthday to Paul!...and Bob!...and Cory!

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Peter Brownsey at Niskayuna #4

Monday, March 09, 2009

Oliver was eager to try the new snowmobile today in 2" of wet snow. We also worked ont he table for the Lionel trains.

Sunday, March 08, 2009

A Frank Lloyd Wright house in Los Banos, CA is for sale.

Saturday, March 07, 2009

We got a new red couch for our apartment despite Philip's concern that an average sized couch would leave no room for his trains.

It turns out there is room for a new couch AND Philip's train set. And as Philip accurately observed while eating beet salad on the new red couch: red is the perfect color because you can eat things like beets and drink red wine on a red couch without the fear of making an obvious stain! The added bonus is that we now have somewhere for people to sit when they come visit. -Rachel

Friday, March 06, 2009

Oliver's new 2006 Arctic cat F120. He is very very very excited. It was a surprise. Not to leave Cameron out she sat on the Swinger in the basement for a photo.

Sunday, March 01, 2009

The Stillwater seniors picnic