February 2010

Video: Chilly Chili Challenge and Lake Ontario Winter Celebration

February 25, 2010 Uncategorized

As the “Snow Hurricane” bears down on Rochester (actually its not that bad yet) we thought we would post a video of a few winter related events.  Leslie and I attended the Rochester New York Chilly Chili festival (which is part of the 2010 Lakeside Winter Celebration) and although we missed many of the outdoor […]

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Mr. Smith Goes To Washington : Have We Learned Anything?

February 23, 2010 Uncategorized

This weekend we watched the 1939 movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, directed by Frank Capra starring James Stewart. (watch the entire movie for free via google video) 70 years after it first arrived on the silver screen (yes, back then it was actually silver) this movie still strikes a chord with audiences – it […]

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Credit CARD Act: Why We Closed Our Citibank Accounts

February 22, 2010 Uncategorized

Last week I wrote about the Credit CARD Act of 2009 and it seems like the aftereffects of this bill are rippling as the countdown until implementation continues. Saturday we received a note from Citibank letting us know that both of our currently free (with direct deposit) accounts would no longer be free, but instead would have […]

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