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CONTEST: Where in the WILC2015 is Drew???

0 - Published September 22, 2015 by in Lacrosse, Tournaments

Who likes to participate in a contest and win a prize???   You need to find this person somewhere in the WILC2015 (World Indoor Lacrosse Championship) – either in the city of Syracuse, or the Onondaga Reservation in nearby Nedrow. Most likely he’ll be carrying two (2) Alf Jacques handmade, wooden lacrosse sticks with him […]

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The Making of ‘Sticks Up’.

0 - Published September 17, 2015 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Old School

“Adapt, or go the way of the dinosaurs.” Those were the exact words from one of my visiting professors in art school who was teaching a liberal arts class.  He required that students email him the homework paper assignments, rather than type, print and “hand” in class.  That was the mid-90’s, and not all students had […]

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The Perfect Picture

0 - Published September 3, 2015 by in Art, Development, Featured, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Tournaments

“The pictures are there.  You just have to take them.” – Robert Capa (Photojournalist) I always liked photography.  I was introduced to traditional photography (black & white) back in 5th grade as a hobby.  My sophomore year in art school, I had to take photography as a requirement.  I never learned the manual settings, rather just shot […]

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Growing The Game Beyond The Frame!

0 - Published May 5, 2015 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Featured, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse

“Play is the highest form of research.” (Albert Einstein) The above quote by one of the smartest persons to have ever lived is one that I highly believe!  I tell people that some of my artistic ideas are spurred doing “non-artistic” activities and interests.  A few weekends ago, after a harsh Winter and a chilly […]

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Friday Food 4 Thought: Plant This!

0 - Published April 24, 2015 by in Art, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Old School

Every so often I go back to my parent’s apartment in Manhattan with my kids and spend a leisure time catching up.  Most of the time, as they take advantage with their grandchildren, I usually go and try to find my old lacrosse equipment being hidden somewhere.  I’m in awe when I find such old things not […]

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Perfecting ‘The Perfect Progression’ Shirt

0 - Published April 1, 2015 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Featured, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Old School

“Without struggle, there is no progress.” (Frederick Douglass) It’s called ‘The Perfect Progression’.  The drawing took about 2.5 years to execute.  It was worth it because it was an idea in my mind for years and one I haven’t seen done before since I founded the business.  But before the official launch to the public […]

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Friday Food 4 Thought: So what if there’s snow?!

0 - Published March 6, 2015 by in Inspiration, Lacrosse

It’s been a crazy winter, at least up here in the northeast!  And they said it was the coldest February to date.  I couldn’t believe the recent college lacrosse games on TV played in the snow (Hofstra/Princeton & Yale/St. John’s)?  But it made me proud of lacrosse players, in general – especially in the winter snow! […]

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The Making of the Shot Trainer by Crankshooter

0 - Published March 3, 2015 by in Art, Business, Development, Entrepreneurship, Featured, Hard Work, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Networking

“It is not only one person’s work, it’s really a partnership and collaboration during all these years.” – Christo (Artist) It’s funny how the most popular image in my portfolio, ‘Crank’ shares the same word in the company name that produced the product of the year for my business, as 2014 was coming to a close.  It’s […]

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Friday Food 4 Thought: Coach/Player

0 - Published February 27, 2015 by in Development, Inspiration, Lacrosse, Leadership

  My grade school in NYC needed an art teacher fast, so they got in touch with me and asked.  With the offer came other responsibilities such as academic advisor, and school publications designer.  I was busy.  Just before spring break the school’s head lacrosse coach had to take time off for paternity leave, and I was […]