Monthly Archives: June 2014

June 23

World Cup Day 3: Becoming a Fan for Life at the Mexico vs. Croatia Match

3 fist fights, 1 red card, and a fireworks show later the Mexico vs. Croatia game was over. But I start at the end, let’s go back to the beginning. Day 3 for us at the World Cup was phenomenal. Our group expanded to 12 including Croatian and Mexican fans we picked up in the […]

June 22

World Cup Day 2: USA vs. Portugal

Imagine. 400 Americans on a beach watching the USA vs. Portugal game on a flat screen on the beach. Now you get an idea of how World Cup Day 2 went. My friends and I spent the day in our hotel on the beach in Porto de Galinhas. A lazy day at the beach (and […]

June 21

World Cup Day 1: Arrival in Recife

We arrived late in Recife and took a 40 minute shuttle to our resort. The compound was right on the beach in Porto de Galinhas. Even though we got in during the middle of the night, the bar was still going and USA fans were drinking heavily. This post is going to be one of […]

June 20

World Cup Day 0: Innocents Abroad

When Mark Twain wrote “The Innocents Abroad”, he fashioned it a travel book which chronicled the adventures and misadventures of a group of Americans in 1867 on a ship. Flash forward 150 years, and I am on my own journey to World Cup. Today we headed out for Brazil in search of an American Victory […]

June 19

World Cup: “I Believe That We Will Win”

For the next 2 weeks, my blog is getting taken over as I head to the World Cup. Expectations are high as Team USA travels to Brazil to win. I will be joining them along with a group of my friends. When I first booked the trip, I didn’t get it. World Cup brings together […]

June 18

Let Your Dog Sniff

Originally posted on Bark Time = everything and nothing:
When you take your dog for a walk, let him sniff. Smell is the most important sense for dogs, as important as sight is to humans. Use this to your advantage when you take your dog for a walk. Let him really discover and explore his world…

June 17

A Mississippi Love Story

A Mississippi Love Story. I have a lot of heroes. My heroes are the ones who stay in the ring versus staying comfortably in the stands. This leads me to reblogging about a documentary “A Mississippi Love Story.” The documentary looks at boyfriends Eddie Outlaw and Justin McPherson who remained in their state to fight […]