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LeBron is gone, Ohio should move on

By Katherine Cobb, published on Aug 8, 2010

I just returned from a two-week trip to Akron, Ohio, where LeBron-hating is still gaining momentum for his "defection" to Miami.

Our tickets to the watch the Akron Aeros, a double A ball club of the Cleveland Indians, happened on "Ship out LeBron night." Guests were encouraged to bring in any piece of LeBron James apparel and exchange it for a free ticket. A sign said, "All donated items will be donated to the Canal Union District of the United Methodist Church to be taken on a mission trip far from northeast Ohio."

Sports Illustrated reported it only took three hours for Cleveland's... (more)

Tags: basketball, nba, ohio, lebron james, cleveland cavaliers, miami heat, the fab 4, the fab 5, akron

All I Wanted for Christmas Was Snowshoes

By Katherine Cobb, published on Feb 26, 2010

This same time last year, I was fortunate enough to visit my son and his girlfriend for a long weekend out in Vail, Colorado. They were working there for the winter months and my son had been assured by his girlfriend that it would be the last time they would winter there.

Knowing I have always wanted to ski at Vail, he urged me to come visit while he could still provide me with a place to stay, free rental equipment and a drastically reduced lift ticket. I didn't have to think long. This was a golden opportunity, so I packed some gear and off I went.

I had never visited Colorado... (more)

Tags: snow, snowshoes, husbands, skiing, blizzards, snowstorms

Get rid of diethead for 2010

By Katherine Cobb, published on Dec 28, 2009

You can always tell when the new year hits: the gyms are packed, the diet books fly off the shelves, and the weight loss commericals run incessantly on television. Everyone is in such a hurry all of a sudden to deal with that holiday-eating remorse and letting-another-year-pass-without-exercising guilt. There are some people who repeat this pattern every January without fail. Others struggle all year long with their body image — dieting and bingeing then dieting again, or starting fitness regimes only to watch them dwindle away a few days, weeks or months later. Some overexercise, going to the... (more)

Tags: health, diets, sugar sensitivity, diethead, eating disorders

Veteran's Day True Story

By Katherine Cobb, published on Nov 10, 2009

In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day (later changed to Veterans Day) with the following words:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…”.

In the spirit of this remembrance, I would like to suggest watching... (more)

Tags: movies, veterans day, taking chance

I Said In Sickness And In Health

By Katherine Cobb, published on Oct 1, 2009

My husband is a “car guy.” I didn’t really understand what that was when I married him, even after a “whirlwind romance” (his words, not mine) of almost five years. I could tell he really liked cars, and heard many stories in that time about the first Cuda he ever owned, his unofficial circle track racing around the Beltway with friends in his youth, and how former women in his life nagged him to get rid of prized vehicles (so he got rid of them instead), but it wasn’t really indicative of what I now know is a sickness.

You might call it car sickness, only it has nothing to do with motion.... (more)

Tags: marriage, relationships

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