Category Archives: Game for almost anything

MLB: Go for the history, stay for the ballgame

Nice to see the New York Mets clinch the NL East title. As a┬álongtime (as in the days of a certain guy named McGraw, and I don’t mean Tim; and even way before that), Amazins fan, we never take that … Continue reading

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Back behind the wheel, this time in an ATV

Once upon a time, my dear, departed dad was attempting to teach my dear, departed mom how to drive. It started out fine, until they got to a bridge that barely qualified to be called a bridge that spanned a … Continue reading

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Kayaking: Quitting while I’m still upright

Until recently, the only kayak I’d ever had firsthand experience with was the travel site. Always wanted to try it but opportunity never presented itself until hitting Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Beautiful, spring-fed lake that looked like water, as opposed to … Continue reading

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Uh-oh, Other Danica Patrick’s at it again …

That’s moi, No. 35, (AKA The Other Danica Patrick — in case you were having trouble telling us apart) holding up traffic per usual, at Road America. For those of you not in the know like me, RA is a … Continue reading

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No greater high than climbing a glacier in New Zealand …

… unless it’s going on a spaceship somewhere. Haven’t done that yet, but wouldn’t mind … Even though this particular adventure was more than 20 years ago, it ranks right up there in terms of physical achievement. At least for … Continue reading

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Shrimp goes after the marlin in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Taking some time to work on a project. Meanwhile, here’s a revised version of my adventures in Cabo San Lucas, when this shrimp decided to go marlin fishing years ago. First published in The Denver Post. Not a lot of … Continue reading

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Making like a big wheel at NASCAR

What does somebody who unintentionally puts racing stripes on cars because she can’t parallel park (I was born without that gene) know from NASCAR? Not enough to fill even a little bit of a stock car gas tank. Listen to … Continue reading

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