Archives for: "February 2005"

The Capital Grille

February 28th, 2005
With locations all over the country, it is unlike me to agree to The Capital Grille as our destination of choice when visiting a friend in Washington, D.C. When I travel I like to try restaurants that I cannot have anywhere else. I like those that are… more »

Scottsdale, AZ

February 28th, 2005
My trip last week to Scottsdale was an interesting one. There were a few new experiences as well as a few repeated ones. If I chose to move somewhere south, I would not choose Florida. I would not choose Texas. Those places do not interest me. For some… more »

Old Town Tortilla Factory - Scottsdale, AZ

February 28th, 2005
I found this place last April when I took my first work trip to the greater Phoenix area. It is located just west of the main drag of art galleries in Old Town Scottsdale. For someone who prefers mild warmth to severe heat, the atmosphere was perfect in… more »

Journey: Desert Sage

February 27th, 2005
A diverse collection of root bark tea and root brew recipes is the source of Journey's Historic Brews. Native Americans shared intense aromatic root tea with conquistadores in the 1500's. Since then, the Anglos, Germans, Scandinavians and Americans have… more »

Honeymoon - James Patterson & Howard Roughan

February 25th, 2005
How does it feel to be desired by every man and envied by every woman? Wonderful. This is the life Nora Sinclair has dreamed about, the life she's worked hard for, the life she will never give up. When FBI agent John O'Hara first sees her, she seems… more »

The Liger

February 25th, 2005
Napoleon Dynamite told us it's pretty much his favorite animal. We laughed. We laughed at this ridiculous animal he made up. He did make it up, didn't he? Turns out the liger was not a figment of his movie imagination. The liger is a cross between a… more »

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa - Scottsdale, AZ

February 24th, 2005
This was my first stay at a Westin of any kind. I've heard legend of their registered trademark Heavenly Beds, but had never experienced one before. Having now spent three nights in one, I can begin to understand how they have earned the reputation in… more »

2 DVDs for Only $15

February 24th, 2005
Great deal from Amazon.com right now. Pick from 50 titles (some obviously better than others) in their 2 for $15 deal. CLICK HERE for 2 DVDs for Only $15 more »

Funny.

February 24th, 2005
A guy I golfed with on Tuesday told me this one: How many Notre Dame students does it take to change a light bulb? 5. 1 to change the light bulb and 4 to talk about how great the experience was. Ok, so maybe I'm the only one who found that funny... more »

Book of the Month - March, 2005

February 20th, 2005
The Servant : A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership by James C. Hunter In this absorbing tale, you watch the timeless principles of servant leadership unfold through the story of John Daily, a businessman whose outwardly successful life is… more »