Blogs

When I have spare time, I'll write in my blogs. Here's a list of them, along with the latest posts from each.


No Regrets!

My travel blog.


Matanuska Glacier & A Yak Burger

May 15, 2022

The jack-ass sitting in front of me decided to fire up Lord of the Rings on his phone’s tinny speakers. Of course, when the flight attendant came by and insisted that he put on headphones, he put them on, fell right asleep, and started obnoxiously snoring. Meanwhile, the woman to…

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Alaska Bound!

May 13, 2022

Mostly thanks to COVID, it’s been a while since I’ve done any real traveling. So it was with great jubilation when I learned my work would be flying me and our whole department to a fancy resort in Alaska for our off-site team event this year. It’s nice to work…

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The Boys in Bergen

September 9, 2016

After a quick train through the last bit of fjordland, we were in Bergen. As the second largest city in Norway, it’s a pretty good size, and there’s a good energy here. The tourists are almost exclusively Japanese, English, and German.

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Jeff's Reviews

Thoughts on movies I've seen recently.


In Bruges

November 1, 2022

Things feel a little weird in the beginning, with loosely edited dialogue and light comedy that doesn’t really work. But as the story deepened and the characters developed and the beauty of Bruges slowly revealed itself, it all grew on me. By the end, we have a cleanly told, symbolism-filled…

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Confess, Fletch

October 31, 2022

Hamm channels Chevy in expression, habit, and quick wit, but he’s not Chevy. I’m just not convinced Hamm is all that funny. Some of his dialogue feels a bit scripted and forced, and a smart-ass who is not that funny starts to get annoying. Izzo looks like a mix of…

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The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl

October 28, 2022

What a remarkable connection to history she is. Great to have been able to get these interviews with her, even if this project was conceived by Leni herself. Fiery and pretty sharp for 90. I really appreciated Leni’s very frank and matter-of-fact answers. What I like most is how they…

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Stories from Jeff

Goofy stuff I share with the world.


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Baseball Prospects

Trying to find the next big star.


Christian Franklin

December 15, 2020


Cody Morissette

December 15, 2020


Max Ferguson

December 15, 2020


The Card Blog

Reminiscing about some of the baseball cards I used to collect.


1991 Topps #15 – Von Hayes

September 16, 2013

The Card The 1991 Topps set was an attempt to be a little bit more minimalist and refined with its design, which was the trend in the early 90’s. An anniversary emblem adorned the front and back of every card, but other than that, it was just another very mediocre…

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1990 Leaf #180 – Albert Belle

September 5, 2013

The Card Donruss used the Leaf brand from 1985 to 1988 for cards distributed in Canada. Despite their relative rarity and the fact they were almost visually identical, Leaf cards were even less desirable (if that’s even possible) than the standard Donruss offering. In 1990, Leaf was rebranded as an…

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1990 Topps #162 – Todd Zeile

September 4, 2013

The Card The 1990 Topps set was a hideous abortion of secondary colors, halftone gradients, and squares. Topps tried real hard to cram the trendiest design elements into a single layout and succeeded in making one of the ugliest sets of the decade. It didn’t help that most of the…

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