I don’t blame people who do it – some of these rare beers are fabulous and worthy of being sought out. If you have the energy and time to do it, go for it. Have fun and enjoy the beer.
But for me, I just don’t have it in me anymore I used to rush to the beer store whenever a new beer was out that I really wanted was coming just so I could be one of the first in line to get it.
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A campaign ad for U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, an Arkansas Democrat, seems at first blush to be better-suited for a candidate of the Religious Right.
Blogger Andrew Sullivan has http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20131205/BLOGS/312059953/-1/blogs01
By now, it should come as no great surprise that American political conservatives are concerned about some of the statements made by Pope Francis since his elevation to the papacy.
The fine folks who labor for Fox News are pretty good at coming up with news scoops — even if they have to manufacture them from sheer nothingness.
Take, for example, http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20131205/NEWS/312059935/-1/blogs01
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Award-winning Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker (above), who describes herself politically as “mostly right of center,” http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20131205/NEWS/312059936/-1/blogs01
Of course, a cold spell in Tucson is a different animal than a cold spell back home. Frost warnings last night. Some rain. Clouds. A chilly day, only in the 50s. This will continue for a few days.
I am always in touch with those back home. Lance is ensconced in the house preparing his museum show for the Rourke Gallery in Moorhead. Dad took Uncle Orv in for outpatient surgery this morning. Joe is working to get his step-daughter out of Thailand, [...]]]>
Having fared rather poorly among female voters in recent elections, a certain political party is now taking steps aimed at guarding against the unseating of its incumbents by [...]]]>
In chapter 9, we talked briefly about the time component of goals. Without a deadline, goals are not seen as particularly important. If we want a sense of urgency around our goals, we need to put a target date on them and we need to have check points along the way to monitor our progress. But if we become overly specific about scheduling every [...]]]>
But, every once in awhile, I run into a situation that the particular beers they are pouring aren’t what I’m in the mood for. I’m usually left just grabbing a beer I’m not excited about.
Now, John Harvard’s Brewery & Ale House in Framingham is making sure beer drinkers have as many options available, [...]]]>
The progressive blogger who calls himself BooMan has got a good one HERE:
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(NOTE: This post is an adaption of several from years past.)
With Thanksgiving almost a week behind us, Christmas season is now in full flower.
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The Tea Party movement’s surge of influence in the Republican Party in recent years has given rise to all sorts of anti-science rhetoric among GOPers in the form of creationism, global-warming denialism and other nonsense.
One hundred years ago this past May 31, a 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was officially adopted, changing the method by which U.S. senators are elected.
Prior to 1913, senators were elected not [...]]]>