Category The Holidays

A new weight class!

The NCAA Division II Life In The Balance mandated holiday break doesn’t just benefit student-athletes. It’s given my wife and I the chance to take full advantage of Washburn University’s 12-day holiday break. Along with that I’m also abstaining from blogging since my blog is related to my work. I did want to take a […]

Soggy crackers (not a recipe…)

I spent my Sunday morning and early afternoon making my whole wheat flax crackers  to take to the athletic department’s holiday party that night. About two hours before the party I topped them three different ways. One with homemade oil-free hummus and cucumber triangles, another with hummus, salsa and avocado pieces and the last with […]

Giving thanks for a day off

I could have gone three hours north or three hours south today to spend Thanksgiving with my extended family, but with a full day of work yesterday and hosting a basketball classic tomorrow and Saturday, my wife and I decided to stay in Topeka for the second straight year and have dinner together. This year, […]