TomTom is searching for five families or groups of friends to spend two weeks on a tropical island and earn 10,000 euros for mapping it. TomTom’s Map Paradise Project will help create five new navigable maps for: Fiji, St. Lucia, Mauritius, Cape Verde, and the Seychelles. Part of me wanted to share this opportunity with
Today was the first day of actual volleyball (don’t even ask me why I had to leave my house before dawn on Monday) so we scheduled a dinner on the hotel property. We thought driving the kids around Tempe might be a little bit much. When you walk from The Grand to Aunt Cheladas (could
This morning I was up at 6 so that Jane and I could get to the local high school by 7.30. Buses pulled out at 8 and we arrived in Blythe midday and then Phoenix, Arizona mid afternoon. Blythe was predicably disgusting with men sitting on milk crates rolling joints and drinking from brown paper bags while
Jane had a soccer tournament in Santa Barbara this weekend. Well, it’s actually in Goleta on the UCSB campus, but that’s splitting hairs. I’m not crazy about traveling to soccer tournaments. This is what happened to us in last year’s tournament season. It wasn’t pretty and I wasn’t prepared to stay at a roadside motel
After baseball we headed home and grabbed Jane and then went to Universal Studios. There's a Transformers ride that's going to open next month and the folks at Universal gave me a couple of passes so we could try it out.
I’ve hardly blogged because this week has been a whirlwind of activity. The folks at GoPro brought a few bloggers and invited MSM to join them on an expedition with some rocket scientists while we launched weather balloons into the night sky. Here’s how it unfolded. Monday: Bring the kids to school. Go home and