Why I Started A Blog

Recently, a craft home brewing website called Noble Brewer asked me to write a post on why I started a beer blog. They take high-quality home brews, brew them at a commercial brewery, pretty them up and then ship them off direct to your home so you can have exclusive beers no one else has.…

Pigeon Play

Years ago messenger pigeons dominated the sky – visionaries in communication technology, delivering messages to dignitaries throughout the land. Today, with the rise of cell phone communication most of them are shells of their former selves, forced to live out the rest of their days as mere common birds. The unlucky ones found themselves in…

A Father’s Letter to Baby Clothes Makers

February 3rd, 2015 | Arthritic, Carpal Tunneled 30-Something Dad | 911 Failing Father Rd.|  Island of Misfit Dad Toys, Ca | Dear Clothes Makers, I’m writing to extend an enormous THANK YOU for your baby clothing products. They’re easy-to-use, practical, and flexible to fit any baby changing need. I especially love how in order to…

Beer Brackets – Final 4

Wow, that was a long Elite 8. The brackets were actually being constructed out of tiny toothpicks, able to be assembled only by the tiniest of gnomes located in only one town in Northern Alaska- ok so the blog writer is at fault here… With that said… here are the continued brackets. We’re down to…

1st Birthday Gift Ideas

A lone candle sans flame for safety reasons plunged deep into the mushy body of a birthday cake appears to be just another skinny cylinder of lackluster wax. It could’ve been so much more – the rim of FDR’s glasses at a nearby wax museum, the tip of a vibrant new crayon color, or the…

Beer Brackets – Final 8

After what turned into a long round one (who is posting these things?) I bring you the final 8 beers for a suds-chugging showdown. In what some argue (ok one person, naming no names, Geoff Capell) has labeled as the best matchup of the tournament, these two prodigious IPA powerhouses square off. The winner… could…