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Friday Food 4 Thought: The Miracle

"Work hard, play hard. You don't win all the time. That is what makes winning sweet!" As we approach the closing of the Summer Olympics...

A Full Circle, 10 Years Later

They say life is an adventure. And I have a saying that 'the road is long'. You'd be surprised how many times the same...

The Making of John Grant Jr.

I recently took a 2-week family road trip vacation to from the NYC-area to Northern Michigan. It was a long time off but I had...

The Making of Rob Pannell

In continuation with our partnership with Major League Lacrosse, we present another stand-out in Rob Pannell of the NY Lizards. What's cool is that...

The Making of a Legend: Casey Powell

In my high-school years of '92-'96, I used to watch a VHS tape of 'The Secret of Our Success'. The famous video from the...

Accountability – 72 Years Later.

'Sports' and 'Art' aren't just my sole interests in life. 72 years ago, on this day, was labeled 'D-Day' and some have considered it the...

What I learned from the Final Four

I like to say that I closely followed the 2016 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Season for the most part. Thank god for the DVR capability...

The Making of Nick Costabile

2010 was the last time I attended the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship in Baltimore, MD seeing a dramatic finish of Duke beating Notre Dame...

My ‘Wall-Ball’ in NYC

"In New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of. There's nothing you can't do." - Empire State of Mind (Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys) Back...

Friday Food 4 Thought: Technique & Tradition

I had the first book 'Lacrosse: Technique & Tradition' given to me as a gift after graduating 8th grade in 1992. I read it...

#TBT–Thailand 2011

I was cleaning up the computer when I found this funny pic from the LaxAllStars 2011 'Grow the Game' Invitational in Bangkok, Thailand. Sticking out...

Friday Food 4 Thought: Chance

"You miss 100% of the shots you DO NOT take." - Wayne Gretzky I love to travel, but more of international travel. I also love to take a...

Friday Food 4 Thought: Just Listen

"You'd be surprised about listening. Listening doesn't cost anything. Listening is free."  (Richard Branson - founder, Virgin Group) (Writer's Note: A very happy birthday to...

Friday Food 4 Thought: Taking out the trash

Failure is a much better teacher than success. The past few weeks I've been cleaning up the work studio, as well as cleaning up junk...

The ‘VR’ Line–Our Private Label

Nothing happens overnight.  Of the many products we offer, we've been always trying to "solve" the apparel side. The word "solve" is in quotations because...

Friday Food 4 Thought: It All Starts On Paper.

In college, I had an internship at a major magazine publication in NYC. While the internship was mostly "gopher" work, in the same room was the...

Go BIG, or Go HOME.

We love seeing our customers share our purchased products via email, social media, etc. Each customer has their own specific use(s). It's a great...

Friday Food 4 Thought: Be Artist. Be Athlete

Back in late-February, we took the family on a California trip to see my sister and her family in the SF/Oakland/Bay-area and do a road...

The First Online Purchase

You always remember your FIRST time... for anything, right? :) My email experience in college was VERY minimal, so was my internet use. So when...

Take NOTE. New Journals & Notebooks.

I used to be a "doodler" in school. A lot of times, unless it was art class, I often drifted and drew away. That was...