Category Archives: beer

A Quiet Night

With the rise of craft brewing, and the plethora of choices it has produced, the naming of beer has transcended marketing to be more on par with Roller Derby names or WWE characters. Perhaps it’s best if we don’t take … Continue reading

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Vacation Beer

Why is it that vacation beer tastes so good?

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Perfect Saturday

My sister, perhaps jokingly, perhaps not, remarked that my blog about Perfect Moments has seemed to have veered from its initial premise. I am perhaps over articulating her words.  “Your blog hasn’t been about Perfect Moments lately,” is what I … Continue reading

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Hey Commuter

  Hey commuter.   No, not you.  Not the commuter who sits behind the wheel cursing the bad drivers, the stupid drivers, and the drivers who should just get moving instead of riding their brakes.  Not you who can’t find a … Continue reading

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Beer in Vietnam

I’ve got a few more posts about Vietnam coming, but I also need to get some sleep, so this short one will have to suffice for now. While in Vietnam….and any country I visit really, I try to sample a … Continue reading

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Dominoes Fall…and Drinks are Served.

In life, cliche though it may be, dominoes fall and bring about windfalls and misery. This moment, or any moment, is the result of a myriad of events and choices.  Some form a very linear path and others form a … Continue reading

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The Sprain, The Rain and The Pain

Picking Today’s Perfect Moment is sometimes easy and sometimes quite difficult. Lately, I think I pick things which are meaty in atmosphere.  These are things that when I recall them later in the day take time to unfold in my … Continue reading

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Dissecting The Year That Was

Iwant to write one last piece about 2016; a look back if you will.  My next post will look ahead to what 2017 is all about.  After I write it, I will link it to here. If I look at … Continue reading

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Irony on Christmas Eve

I have been pretty lax in posting this past week. Actually, lax is far too generous a word.  Rather, I have been pretty negligent.  As a result, you will probably get a smattering of posts from me reflecting on this … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Loved Chopin

I find it awesome to meet someone with passion. I don’t always “get” what they’re passionate about, but I respect it.  I find it powerful and somewhat infectious.  You can see the energy rippling off them in waves.  Sometimes it … Continue reading

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