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Based in Atlanta, GA - Rick Limpert is an award-winning writer, a best-selling author, and a featured sports travel writer.

Named the No. 1 Sports Technology writer in the U.S. on Oct 1, 2014.

Monday
Dec182017

Kindle Pick of the Week: Stories I Tell on Dates by Paul Shirley

Everyone tells stories on dates. Sometimes we tell these stories to make people laugh. Sometimes we tell them to make people think. Sometimes we tell them so we can increase the chances we'll see the other person naked.

Paul Shirley played professional basketball. That by default means he has better stories to tell than we do.


His  stories are about an adulthood spent all over the world: living in Spain, playing in the NBA, and having his heart (and spleen) broken. But they're also stories about growing up in small-town Kansas: triumphant spelling bees, catastrophic middle school dances, and a Sex Ed. class taught by his mother. They're funny stories. They're vulnerable stories. Most of all, they're universal stories, just as the stories we tell on dates should be.

Paul is funny, he's sarcastic and he's smart. He also played basketball at my college, Iowa State, so that is more reason to download this Kindle version and read a little this holiday season.

https://www.amazon.com/Stories-Tell-Dates-Paul-Shirley-ebook/dp/B0759RMCH4/ref=sr_1_1_twi_kin_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1513646661&sr=8-1&keywords=paul+shirley+stories+i+tell+on+dates

Sunday
Dec172017

Rick's Appearance on 92.9 The Game with Sam Crenshaw and Sports Holiday Gifts 12/17/17

I join Sam and Greg on Sunday Morning, Dec. 17, 2017 on SportsRadio 92.9 The Game, to talk some holiday sports tech gift possibilities.

What you can get at the last minute for the sports minded person on your list...

We discuss:

1. Airfree Tulip Air Freshener
www.airfree.com

Breathe clean air...
Airfree Tulip is the ideal solution for compact spaces, where design and wellness are essential in breathing fresh air. For just $239

Slim and powerful, the Airfree Tulip promises clean air and design that fits with your home décor.
This patented Thermodynamic TSS Technology destroys mold, dust mites, bacteria, viruses, pollens, pet dander, tobacco and other organic allergens.

Airfree also reduces indoor harmful ozone levels. It is perfect for mold contaminated areas as well as asthma and allergy sufferers.

Airfree ’s exclusive technology is completly silent and does not require any filters or maintenance.

 

2. SmartHalo Bike Sensor
www.smarthalo.bike

$149 great for the biking enthusiast
Forget a rental car or a taxi: The best way to explore a city is often on two wheels. At the close of 2017, more than 60 U.S. municipalities are offering bike-share programs where at little or no cost, you can grab a bike and then return it when finished at any rack or station in the operating area. But how to know where you are going in a new city? SmartHalo is a sensor-like GPS device that attaches to any type of bike handlebar and pairs by Bluetooth with the SmartHalo app. While cycling, the phone stays in the pocket or the purse, and you get the fastest routes, answer calls and track fitness data.  
 

3.  CEP Compression Gear
www.cecompression.com

CEP Compression is a world leader in performance compression socks and apparel. Perfect for travel and fitness themed gift possibilities in the new year. CEP has a big holiday sale ongoing, and they ship fast! Compression sleeves and socks are crucial for people who travel long distances and have to remain seated for long periods of time. When movement is constrained, blood circulation to the legs is restricted causing heavy legs, leg pain, swollen feet and ankles and even blood clots. Try the Recovery+ Pro Compression Socks.
 

4. 2018 BB&T Atlanta Open Tickets
www.bbtatlantaopen.com

Holiday ticket packages are available for $99  
Come see John Isner go for five titles and the Bryan Bros. return to try and nab their third.
 $99 GOLD BB&T HOLIDAY PACK includes:
* Two Gold level tickets to one day of tennis, choice of July 23-26 (Mon-Thu)
* One official BB&T Atlanta Open Hat
* One 2018 official Tournament Program
* One $20 PGA Tour Super Store Cash Card (Expires Dec 31st)

$129 PLATINUM BB&T HOLIDAY PACK includes:
* Two Platinum level tickets to one day of tennis, choice of July 23-26 (Mon-Thu)
* One official BB&T Atlanta Open Hat
* One 2018 official Tournament Program
* One $20 PGA Tour Super Store Cash Card (Expires Dec 31st)
*The ticket office will email you instructions on selecting your seats in March



5. Tecnifibre New RackPack Pro Bag
www.tecnifibre.com

Tecnifibre may be the high tech tennis company, so that means players of all abilities and levels can benefit from its products. From it’s T-Flash racquets to its innovative strings and now it’s trendy Rack Pack Pro bag with more pockets than any other tennis bag on the market. The Rack Pack Pro has five internal compartments and two zipped nets. It stores numerous racquets and also two pairs of shoes. It’s innovation like this that keeps tennis players on the courts.
 

6. Nikon D7500 Camera
www.nikonusa.com

Nikon’s newest DSLR – the Nikon D7500. Great for outdoors and sports photography

    4K Ultra HD video and pro-grade creative tools—this is the ultimate camera for vloggers!  
    Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to share photos with family and friends instantly
    Blazing speed at 8 fps – perfect for capturing high-speed action

Remember check Amazon to see if you can get your items in 2 days!

Friday
Dec152017

Remains of the Blizzard

6 days ago we had 7 inches of snow cover... this is all that remains in our yard.

Tuesday
Dec122017

Rick's Appearance on CBS WMAZ Morning Show with Gift for the Person with Everything

Back on CBS 13 WMAZ with gift ideas for the person on your list that has everything..

From Dec. 10, 2017

 

 

Monday
Dec112017

Atlanta Area Snowfall Totals

We had some snow in Metro Atlanta.

  • Carters Lake, 12 inches
  • Dallas, 12 inches
  • Lost Mountain, 12 inches
  • Sweat Mountain, 11.8 inches
  • Kennesaw, 11 inches
  • Marietta, 11 inches
  • Villa Rica, 10 inches
  • Cartersville, 10 inches
  • Smyrna, 10 inches
  • Holly Springs, 9 inches
  • Douglasville, 8.5 inches
  • Powder Springs, 8 inches
  • Virginia Highlands, 7.7 inches
  • Woodstock, 7 inches
  • Canton, 7 inches
  • Alpharetta, 6 inches
  • Clarkston, 5.2 inches
  • Duluth, 4.5 inches
  • Cumming, 4.5 inches
  • Tucker, 3.3 inches
  • Decatur, 3 inches
  • Atlanta, 2.3 inches