Monday, November 5, 2007
We're generally not ones to toot our own horns, but this is pretty cool. The other week a writer from our hometown Portland (Maine) Press Herald got ahold of us and said that he enjoyed this website and wanted to do a story on us.

You might remember last year when the Press Herald published a crazy ranting letter that I wrote about Morgan Spurlock and his goofy mustache (see Letter to the Editor).

More recently they've also published two very nice obituaries for Liz's grandparents (see Grandpa Don and Grandma Polly).

Anyway, this reporter named Justin Ellis who writes the "youth-oriented" NXT: The Next Generation column interviewed us last week, and the story is running in today's paper: "So this is Dubai."

Portland Press Herald Logo

The funniest part is that Ellis is in the middle of his own mustache drama. Glad he didn't read the Spurlock letter before he wrote the article ...
posted by Josh at 2:19 PM |


At November 5, 2007 5:43 PM, Blogger RA

Super awesome story!

Tyler has a famous Aunt and Uncle :)


At November 5, 2007 5:44 PM, Blogger Tuan

That was a great article. It could have been more detailed, but it linked your blog so it didn't need to be. So is this your first time having your photography published?


At November 5, 2007 5:50 PM, Blogger Josh

Wow, you know, it might have been. I hadn't thought about that before. Added bonus!


At November 5, 2007 7:18 PM, Blogger Geiger

Nice article guys! We know some honest to goodness celebrities now. Just watch out for the paparazzi.


At November 5, 2007 7:52 PM, Blogger ellisnews

Oh I did read the letter. But like many journalists I keep my grudges buried deep inside until they poison me, even making booze an ineffective cure.

Also, Spurlock does give a bad name to staches everywhere.


At November 5, 2007 8:17 PM, Blogger Josh

See? This guy is pretty darn clever.

Although I might be biased because he just wrote an article about me ...


At November 6, 2007 8:57 AM, Blogger giantcu92

I thought it was Hitler that gave mustaches a bad name? Oh no wait, it was just that "one" that he sported that he ruined for, well, everyone else (not that you'd want to have something like that on your upper lip).

Anyway, enjoy reading about the adventures. It's almost as good as my blog. No, then again, it's way better than my blog.

Tell Liz Tom said hello, although she might read this as well. If you guys ever get back to the US, and make it down NC way, stop in. Door is open.