An early Valentine’s gift

How many people receive emails from their boss with this message: Ain't they pretty? And this attached: Those big blue tanks are the filters for Pilgrims Plunge. And Will is happy. Who needs chocolates and flowers when there are … filters? According to GM Mike (who is also happy), these tanks contain 90% sand and…

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A sunny day

Temps are expected to drop and drop this week, so the construction crew is making the most of the toasty weather today. (Was that snow I just saw?) Work continues on the pump pits, the tunnel and the reservoir.

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New year, new construction

The construction crews were back on site today getting the Pilgrims Plunge area ready for the delivery of the first two "containers" this week. Steve told us this during our directors meeting. I wanted to ask him what exactly a "container" is; I'm thinking gigantic Tupperware with window-rattling burps when you snap the lid. The…

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“Come on, throw us a bone!”

Is that the message someone meant to send? You want a clearer, more straight-forward clue about Tuesday's announcement? Then why the heck did you throw a bone at me? My parking spot is on the other side of the Raven Parking Lot. That means a chain-link fence separates my car from someone else's. Normally that's…

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“Oh, so THAT’S how it works!”

There's nothing like a ride simulation to help you finally figure out what it is you're promoting. "Ohhhhhhhh…!" It gave me such a lift to finally "get it." I mean the ride type has been around a long time. There's just a new way of getting from here to there that I finally understand. Matt…

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The downside

Once we start talking about an upcoming announcement, everyone wants to know: So, what is it? Come on, you can tell me. I won't tell. Yeah, right. They want us to spill our guts. Not gonna happen. For most of us, toughing it out is not all that bad. It's just a few weeks. Sort…

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