Gaithersburg Set to Begin Phase 2 Reopening July 6

Following guidance from the Montgomery County Health Department, some facilities and programs will start back up the week of July 6. Acting City Manager Dennis Enslinger said, “We were encouraged by how smoothly our Phase 1 reopening went, and we appreciate our residents and guests adhering to safety protocols to protect both themselves and ourContinue reading “Gaithersburg Set to Begin Phase 2 Reopening July 6”

The NWSL to Return amid Positive COVID-19 Tests

Sports fans rejoice! The restart of the American professional sports scene commences in three days. The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) will return to action June 27, 2020 at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman, Utah for the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup. The league kicks off its first action of 2020 with an International-style round-robin tournamentContinue reading “The NWSL to Return amid Positive COVID-19 Tests”

3 Quarantine Activities I Found Worth Doing

Since the spread of coronavirus in the US, I have been lucky enough to have been able to keep important people in my life as my little inner circle. After 70-plus days of working form home, relaxing, going on socially distant walks, cooking, and more, I felt it was time to get back to postingContinue reading “3 Quarantine Activities I Found Worth Doing”

My June Watchlist

The US has been under stay and home orders and daily life has changed drastically since March. By turning the calendar to June, those orders are slowing being lifted and we are getting some normalcy back in our lives. We are starting to go back to restaurants with outdoor seating and we are exercising ourContinue reading “My June Watchlist”

Virtual Activities to Replace SummerFest in Gaithersburg

It was announced that the city of Gaithersburg is canceling SummerFest and SportsFest due to the public health crisis. It was determined that the July 4th SummerFest and fireworks could not be safely held due to gathering and social distancing restrictions. According to the release on the City of Gaithersburg website: “The City is workingContinue reading “Virtual Activities to Replace SummerFest in Gaithersburg”

Be Part of the Change

Support change. Start a dialogue to understand how we can be better. Understand how we can create a better world. Understand how to make worthy changes in our communities. Support change and donate to a worthy cause: Campaign Zero Black Lives Matter Donate to Bail Funds for Protesters NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund KnowContinue reading “Be Part of the Change”

Kobe

Growing up, brisk spring and summer afternoons were filled with backing down the defender, giving the shoulder shimmy with a turn-around jump shot, “5…4…3…2..KOBE…1… buzzzz…it’s good!” “KOBE” dominated my obsession of driveway buzzer beaters. It did not matter if I was on the left elbow, right baseline or twenty-five feet away, I always imagined myselfContinue reading “Kobe”

In Defense of Making the Redskins the Choice for Hard Knocks 2019

Hear me out – bring out dysfunction and reset the clock as to when the team can return. Oddsmakers put the Redskins at the top of the board when it comes to the likely team to be selected for the fourteenth season of the HBO series ‘Hard Knocks‘ and it is OK. In 2013, NFLContinue reading “In Defense of Making the Redskins the Choice for Hard Knocks 2019”

Connelly Rejected The Wizards, Now What?

With Tim Connelly rejecting the offer to run the Wizards, someone has to take on the sinking ship “Loyalty and Patience” is a driving factor behind Tim Connelly’s subtile rejection of the Washington Wizards offer to run the franchise to stay an executive with the Denver Nuggets. Connelly, a DMV native, was a sure lockContinue reading “Connelly Rejected The Wizards, Now What?”

Jay Gruden Should Be Frustrated

Cue the denials and cue the fat lady because the Washington Redskins have a near zero chance to succeed during the 2019 NFL Season. With the report coming this morning from Eric Bickel of The Sports Junkies on 106.7 The Fan in Washington D.C., the Redskins have not involved their coach in their decisions. TheContinue reading “Jay Gruden Should Be Frustrated”