Roots, wings N@ of Mark Rauterkus

Coach Mark Rauterkus, sons and Catherine

Senior night for Erik

Grant and Mark walk on beach to open water surf in New Brighton, NZ

Grant and Mark getting set for an open water swim in New Brighton, NZ.

Leo Rauterkus head

The Toast, a story by Catherine for The Moth, is going to get airtime soon, again.
The latest episode, "Dog Mother, Tour Guide, and Milli Vanilli" featuring the story “A Toast” is going out to public[...]
Rehab of the Oliver Bath House on Pittsburgh’s historic South Side
Did yinz all see the new drawing for the remodeling of the Oliver Bath House?They got a grant to fix[...]
NCAA Men’s Hoops Bracket Picks
Hey, I went to Ohio University and Baylor for grad school!My picks are on the outlandish side. But, I'm being[...]
Advice: Don’t try to boil the ocean! Wisdom from the founders of July.ac.
Lessons from the World's boldest brands covers insights from the founders of July.Sweet article!
A place where girls soar!
Photo for the 2020 Christmas letter was from January on a trip to Hawaii. Catherine gave a keynote. I got[...]
A storm of current events this week, but one thing to do today.
Once upon a time, I was a new coach of a young team with superstar / MVP athletes and our[...]
RIP Fran Flemming
Obit: Francis X. FlemingLife: November 16, 1922 to December 27, 2020 (age 98)After a brief illness, Francis passed peacefully on[...]
Zooming for holidays
Got to explain how the Polar Bear Plunge in Pittsburgh is unlike that in San Diego.
Christmas letter from Catherine & Mark, December 2020
Wishing you happy, safe holidays in 2020In a historically challenging year, our family has been fortunate. We are very grateful. Erik[...]
Picking out the photo to insert into our Christmas letter.
The image has to come from our trip in January to The Big Island!Photo for the 2020 Christmas letter was[...]
A quick dance down memory lane, since it feels like a mid-week Sunday given the Steelers play at 3:30 on a Wednesday
Team cheer before a meet at Obama with the Schenley backstroke flags. No swimming in 2020-21 season, so far, for[...]

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