Michiana Pickleball January Mixer

The Michiana Pickleball Association held a club mixer this weekend at ICE Athletic Center in Mishawaka, Indiana. Pickleball members were invited to bring a potluck dish and their paddles for a few hours of open play on a Saturday night. Included in the annual membership fee of only $12.00, the mixers are available to club […]

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Big City Lights

Visiting New York has been on my wishlist ever since I was a kid with starry eyes admiring the skaters at Rockefeller Center and the lights of Times Square on New Year’s Eve. I could only imagine what the Big Apple might be like as the crazy, magical place that flashed through our TV set […]

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Walking the High Line

Above the streets, we glide, walking on air with buildings all around us.  The High Line is our view of the city while in its midst, glimmering with reflections from above. Formally an elevated railroad, this New York City park stretches 1.45 miles from the shore of Hudson Yards to the Chelsea Market in west […]

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Pickleball Tournament: Southwest Michigan Humane Society

Pickleball has been an exciting journey for us over the last six months. We have entered into a new sport, continually meet new players, and strive to better our game. I have enjoyed playing at the competitive level in four local tournaments over the past few months with different teammates. Preparing for a tournament can […]

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Uncommons Board Game Cafe

In the heart of Greenwich Village on the campus of New York University, is a tiny green shop with coffee and board games. There is a wall stacked from floor to ceiling with brightly colored boxes.  Two rooms with large, wooden tables welcome guests to play at the Uncommons Board Game Cafe.  http://uncommonsnyc.com/ We love seeking […]

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Hark! The Angels are Singing

“Merry Christmas! For 320 years, the people of Trinity Church have been saying Merry Christmas to each other,” was the reverend’s opening greeting.  I looked around me at the hundreds of people squeezing into pews with many more standing for the Christmas Eve service at Trinity Church on Wall Street. People were excited and in […]

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Best Eats of New York City

When you’re on your feet racking up 10 miles a day in sightseeing, meals play a big part in the level of enjoyment during your trip. Much of the time, we spent searching for food when we were most desperate and groaning over the number of choices to pick through. That’s a good problem to […]

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