Bend Beer Trip

The beer wish list: Boneyard Brewing Incredible Pulp Pale Ale – American Bone-A-Fide Pale Ale – American Rapid Transit IPA – International Hop-a-Wheelie IPA – American Notorious IPA³ IPA – Triple Mr. Centaur IPA – Triple Long-Boy Stout – Imperial / Double Suge Knite Stout – Russian Imperial Crux Fermentation Project Play Wave Pale Ale – American Krystal Read more…

Restoring Original NES

While visiting home these past holidays, I managed to excavate my original Nintendo and Super Nintendo. To my great surprise, they appeared to be in excellent condition despite the clear aging and discoloration. Nevertheless, I smuggled them home from Grandma and Papa, and began my restoration, starting with the NES. Read more…

The Ceramic Cup

I heard a story about a former Under Secretary of Defense who gave a speech at a large conference. He took his place on the stage and began talking, sharing his prepared remarks with the audience. He paused to take a sip of coffee from the Styrofoam cup he’d brought on stage with him. He took another sip, looked down at the cup and smiled.

The Selfish Gene

As part of my goals for 2018 I’m on a quest to read 10 books. In the interest of diversifying and trying to also better myself, I have tried mightily to balance fiction, non-fiction and business/technology into the mix of books. Most recently after a very exciting career change I Read more…