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Pats Unveil New Uni Set; Paul Takes Manhattan Field Trip

Click to enlarge Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be safe, healthy, and mostly sane (and where one inhabitant has a birthday coming …

So Long, SoCal: San Diego Trip Wrap-up

Yesterday was my last day in San Diego before flying home (I took a red-eye and should be getting back to Uni Watch HQ just about the time this post …

Erin Go Braless: Ireland Road Trip Report

Farranfore, County Kerry, Aug. 3, 2019; click to enlarge At the end of July the Tugboat Captain and I went off on a trip to Ireland — our first real …

Gotta Goetta: Cincinnati Travel Report

For all photos, click to enlarge I’ve already written about our recent Uni Watch party in Cincinnati and my visit to the Green Diamond Gallery. Today I want to tell …

How’s by Ute?: Beehive State Road Trip Report

Bryce Canyon National Park, May 26, 2018; click to enlarge Today I want to go off-uni and tell you about my recent vacation, which was one of the best I’ve …

Happy Birthday to You: Connecticut Road Trip Report

Click to enlarge Friday was the Tugboat Captain’s birthday, and she decided that she wanted to check out a bunch of cool-sounding stuff in Connecticut, so off we went. We …

Of Oysters and Obelisks: November Road Trips Report

For all of today’s photos, you can click to enlarge We have a lot of content today, kids, so let’s get started. I want to begin by going off-uni and …

A Well-Spent Day in Brooklyn

I want to go off-uni today and tell you about a really swell day I had on Saturday with all sorts of interesting design-related pleasures. It began when the Tugboat …

Uni Watch Field Trip: Hy-Way Bowl

For most of the summer, the Tugboat Captain and I had been meaning to check out this bowling center in Union, N.J., called Hy-Way Bowl. After a few false starts, …

What I Did on My Summer Break

Hi there. Remember me? First and foremost, please join me in giving a standing O to to Phil, Mike, Alex, John, and Brinke for keeping the site running while I …

Of Ducks and Dogs: Connecticut Road Trip Report

Photo by Mary Bakija; for all of today images, click to enlarge Back on April 4, we had a Ticker entry that read like so: “Alex Shuman recently went duckpin …

And You Shall Know Us by the Trail of Ribs: Deep South Road Trip Report

Brunswick, Ga., March 7; photo by Mary Bakija; click to enlarge “Hey,” said the Tugboat Captain about two months ago, “JetBlue is having a crazy sale. Let’s go somewhere!” And …

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: August Road Trip Report

Klamath, Calif., Aug. 7, 2016; click to enlarge Hi there. Remember me? Paul here, with my first entry in over a month. First and foremost, doubleplusthanks to the Uni Watch …

The Lively Experiment: Rhode Island Road Trip Report

Photo taken Sunday at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge; click to enlarge As most of you know by now, my favorite state is Wisconsin, but there are plenty of other …

A Quick Trip to the Badger State: Wisconsin Road Trip Report

As most of you know by now, Wisconsin is my favorite state. So when the ESPN Radio affiliate in Madison recently invited me to take part in a panel discussion …