2020 Hindsight

There’s been a lot of talk about 2020 and how glad people will be to see it leave. I hate to be the bearer of bad news but Coronapalooza isn’t going to disappear when midnight strikes and the ball drops to ring in 2021. But that’s not why I’m here with you this week. I’mContinue reading “2020 Hindsight”

Christmas Spirits… and Wine… and Beer

As you know, I take my drinking very seriously. I fancy myself to be somewhat of an expert on beer. I am still learning about scotch and bourbon but I’ve always thought learning is fun. During the Christmas season, I always try to read “A Christmas Carol” and one or two other stories of theContinue reading “Christmas Spirits… and Wine… and Beer”

Words of Thanks

We are celebrating Thanksgiving this year. There are a lot of things, actually everything, that is different this year. Coronapalooza means plans for everyone being disrupted. Instead of travelling to a relative’s house, we will be home. All of us: Wife, children and me will be around a table sharing a Thanksgiving meal. One willContinue reading “Words of Thanks”

Daddy’s Guide to Beer

Last week, I gave you a little glimpse of my thoughts on beer. This week, I thought I’d do a little public service and talk to you about what beers pair nicely with the type of day I’m having. As we head into the middle of November, the weather continues to decline and the temperaturesContinue reading “Daddy’s Guide to Beer”

What am I Drinking?

I am a self-described amateur beer and bourbon critic. I like to sit down and enjoy a glass or bottle of something. Parenthood has made me enjoy this even more. When I have a beer, I like to have something locally made. Wife and I like to support the local businesses. The local breweries areContinue reading “What am I Drinking?”

Doggie May Care

“Walkin’ the dog. I’m just a-walkin’ the dog.” – Rufus Thomas My children are enterprising. They are constantly seeking new ways to be productive. Whether it’s a way to make money or a way to give back to the community, they are able to come up with ways to improve the world or save upContinue reading “Doggie May Care”