Category Archives: Ramblings

Geekwerks Brewing (or My Misadventures in Home Brewing)

So a while back I told you about my new obsession–home brewing beer. Well…I’ve had some mixed success (or mixed failure, depending if you’re a pilsner glass half-full or half-empty sort of person). I used the Mr. Beer™ kit to … Continue reading

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Pop a Top, Again… (or, My New Obsession)

So I have a new obsession as of this year…home brewing. A couple of summers ago, my brother bought me a Mr. Beer™ brewing kit for my birthday. Being the resident beer snob of my family, it seemed the next logical … Continue reading

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Still Beating Heart

I’ve been thinking a lot lately of a Christmas I spent some 23 years ago. It’s hard for me to believe it’s been that long, but that’s the funny thing about time–it passes both slower and more quickly than we … Continue reading

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Post-Election Day Blues

As I watched the returns come in last night, my heart continued to sink. I just couldn’t believe that my countrymen would allow this man, this mountebank, to have the reins of power to the most powerful nation on the earth. … Continue reading

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Depression Is a Thief

Depression is a thief. It robs you of the ability to sleep. The ability to tell time. The ability to work, spend time with friends and family, and to see yourself for how you really are. At least, this has been … Continue reading

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