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from Johnstown OH

Member since 23 April 2012 | Blog

I'm a 1996 graduate of The Ohio State University. I am also a 4th generation alumnus and hope my kids carry on the tradition someday. I was in the North stands when Eddie George fumbled twice on the 1 yard line against Illinois and was a senior when he had redemption with his Heisman year.


  • SPORTS MOMENT: Watching my son, age 8, make a running shoe-string catch at third base to seal a win and the entire rest of the infield jumping in the air to celebrate the catch.
  • NFL TEAM: Bengals - I love lost causes.
  • MLB TEAM: Reds
  • SOCCER TEAM: Any team my son plays on.

Recent Activity

Comment 27 Nov 2016

I used to read a book to my kids when they were little titled "It's not Fair!". It is designed to discourage whining and complaining. Someone should send Harbaugh a copy of it.

Comment 10 Sep 2016

I'm in Marysville. Severe storms heading towards Columbus. Sure glad I'm not in the Shoe today.

Comment 23 May 2016

I'd say pay them. Even if they're unjust tickets, the reality is that if they show up on your driving record or credit report, it will cost you much more in the long run. Employers nowadays run credit reports/background checks and it would be unfortunate to have something like this cause you to miss an opportunity.

Comment 10 Apr 2016

I'll ask 305, but this question goes to anyone who can answer it. Since Haskins is signed, is it ok that he is so public about mentioning/recruiting prospects? I'm not an expert by any means and would appreciate someone clarifying what's ok and/or if when it's no longer allowed.

Comment 25 Mar 2016

Not related, but the reply-all comment made me chuckle. One of my clients told me a story about how someone in management for a large Pittsburgh based company sent out an email to all employees (tens of thousands) that there would not be raises or bonuses that year. This was about 5-7 years ago. Anyway, someone replied to it about how it sucked and it went to everyone. Then someone replied-all to that and called the first guy out for replying-all. Over the course of hours people went back and forth, replying-all, and eventually clogged the email system and it went down. My client said he thought it was an easy way for the CEO to identify the bottom 10% of the company. Afterwards, apparently the IT department disabled the functionality of reply-all in their system so all recipients had to be manually added each and every time.

Comment 08 Mar 2016

When I had my procedure, my wife's best friend made joke after joke about it. She even brought me groceries for recovery including a bag of peas. About a month later, we had her and her husband over for a barbecue. Peas were a side dish and I made sure to remind her of my procedure and ask her if they were salty after she cleaned her plate.

Comment 07 Mar 2016

No problem. You may remember the bumper stickers for the Hartford Fair that said "Where in the Hell is Croton?". My family owned Clever Farms in Croton so I know that area well.

Comment 22 Feb 2016

Worst: Eddie fumbled twice against Illinois his freshman year.  Best: Eddie went for 314 and chants of Eddie filled the stadium. Redemption.