May 2016

Beer-life Crisis


The Session, a.k.a. Beer Blogging Friday, is an opportunity once a month for beer bloggers from around the world to get together and write from their own unique perspective on a single topic. Each month, a different beer blogger hosts the Session, chooses a topic and creates a round-up listing all of the participants, along […]

I almost talked myself out of writing something today. Normally, if I don’t already have an idea of what I’d like to write when I wake up in the morning I try to let the day play out and see if any sort of theme develops. And today I’ve got nothing. I woke up tired, […]

May the Force Be With You


Believe it or not there was a time when I wasn’t one with the Force. Growing up, I thought Star Wars was weird and didn’t really want anything to do with it. It wasn’t just Star Wars that didn’t draw my interest, but Sci-fi and Fantasy altogether seemed like something only oddballs watched. As a kid […]

Over the past few months I’ve found myself reading biographies on people that lived well before modern times. One of the things that struck me as particularly interesting was the way writers went about gathering information on their subjects. There were no TV interviews to watch, no documents left behind on the internet, and no living relatives […]

Over the past 6 or 7 months I’ve weaned myself away from commenting on the controversial topics I’ve come across while on social media. Like a lot of people I’ve been sucked (and admittedly baited others) into back and forth bickering that ultimately went nowhere. Why did I do this? It’s not because I saw something wrong […]

There is Nothing Like Playoff Hockey

Photo Courtesy of Getty Images Of all the pastimes I’ve taken up in life watching sports is the one that’s earned the majority of my life’s clock. From the time I started participating myself if there was a game on TV you could find me watching. I can remember the buildup for the 1989 Fiesta Bowl in […]