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Kurt


Brooklyn, NY

Member since 30 August 2010 | Blog

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  • NFL TEAM: Browns
  • MLB TEAM: Cubs
  • SOCCER TEAM: Crew, Inter Milan

Recent Activity

Comment 30 Jun 2015

Lars failed to mentioned Beamer said those same words on every green before every putt.  Then he finally sunk one to give him a quote with a heart-warming story.

Comment 22 Jun 2015

Harbaugh will never win more than 10 games.  Which is perfect.

Comment 20 Jun 2015

Haha!  Yes I'm in Brooklyn, but I've always managed to be able to enjoy the outdoors here (I grew up in rural Ohio after all).  I had a (small) backyard for a number of years which was great for gardening, grilling, and late-night bonfires.  Now I live very close to Prospect Park and have worked out a pretty good system with a portable grill to get to a good spot in the park to grill and have a good time.

Comment 20 Jun 2015

Depends not just on your preferred level of convenience, but also greatly on your taste.  Charcoal alone is going to give you much more added flavor, not to mention if you toss on a piece of nice wood like Cherry, Apple, or Hickory.

Comment 10 Jun 2015

Living on the east coast I take Amtrak pretty frequently and have no terrible experiences to report (like a few people above), and generally positive experiences.  I've traveled to Boston a few times, both on regional trains and once on the Acela (which was very very nice).  Took Amtrak to DC last October for the Maryland game.  Did the Adirondack route back to NYC from Montreal a few years ago - that's a beautiful ride, particularly along Lake Champlain, highly recommend that.  And I've taken Amtrak to go home to visit my parents via the Keystone route to Pittsburgh.

I like it, plenty of legroom, you're free to BYO, but they also have the Cafe Car.  All of my travel on Amtrak has been shorter distances though (less bullshit hassle than flying short distances - why would I fly from NYC to Philly, Boston, or DC?  Digression: it's the long distances that have been plaguing the system.).

I'm sure you could piece together a pretty nice trip with some train, some rental car, and some flying and take in some amazing scenery.

Comment 10 Jun 2015

Can't disagree with any of that.  Wasn't Lebron even saying not too many years ago that the NBA expanded too far with teams and that the talent was too thin?

Comment 10 Jun 2015

I think the big thing is the supporting cast.  Would Jordan have won all those titles with 3 former Knicks and an Australian?  Everyone must be able to agree that the pressure on Lebron to carry the team must be higher.

Comment 08 Jun 2015

I definitely think there's some truth to this.  Thing is it will come down to the luck of the matchup draw when it comes to the post-season for the most talented pro-style teams like Michigan, Alabama, MSU, FSU, etc.  Because even when a top-level pro-style team meets a top-level spread team, they have no hope - see Ohio State vs Alabama circa January 1st, 2015.  

Comment 30 May 2015

I think this is a pretty solid assessment of the situation.  The only thing that keeps Braxton from being the starting QB is the health of his shoulder, otherwise he's the man and everyone else falls behind him.  

Comment 30 May 2015

Yea, I think I have to agree with this.  It seems too severe.  

Comment 29 May 2015

DJ, I would've thought you'd have dumped PayPal by now for Venmo. Like Lucas.

Comment 27 May 2015

You should've seen the space when the previous tenants were still there and you'd have a whole new appreciation for what we've done.  

Also, I much prefer to have the TV hung on the wall and did in our previous apartment.  So we drilled holes to the point that it looked like a drive-by shooting in that wall behind the TV.  A stud simply does not exist in that wall.  Welcome to apartments in NYC.

Comment 27 May 2015

I love kitchen knives and I'm pretty happy with the collection right now (to my fiancee's chagrin I'm looking to phase out the Ikea knives though).

My fiancee went to Auburn...her hat wasn't initially visible when we were photographing the kitchen, so she ran over to prominently place it in view for the camera.