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Killer Queen.

Down in the dungeon. I toil away on books and drawers. Sauces and cheese sticks. In the back of my mind, I am aware of a presence, an unknown dignitary has stolen into Guthries. Queen For Today. My labors, with … Continue reading

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Colts VS. Texans

HopKaiser on the blower. Let’s watch. It’s been a while since we last hit Whole Foods for a game. It remains one fine find for watching football, and we discover that since last we sat, the fans have thinned, and … Continue reading

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Diversity Offers More

Jewel In The VP Crown. Hit the machine, looking for more tasty brews. Headed for distant lands on a mission of mercy––Wheaton––and wanted to checkout undiscovered beers in the burbs. More Brewing posted good reviews and some promise of adventure. … Continue reading

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The Night Porter

Starting in November, a somewhat schizophrenic seasonal beer hit the shelves here in Chicago. The name of the beer is ‘NightPils’––suggesting characteristics both dark and light. The ‘Night’ portion of the name: At this time of year, one’s iconic take … Continue reading

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Bath, Beer and Beyond.

The rumptee–tumptee–rumble of roiling bath water beats a languid tempo, setting the pace for a gradual evening. Sheets of steam skate leisurely across the fluent and sultry skin of tub’s contents. The soft cotton grip of the bathrobe slips, sliding … Continue reading

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Love Birds.

Saturday was working on being warm. Without central AC, the nest was proving hot and humid, so I suggested to ma femme, that we make like the birds and get the flock out of there. Having just posted my POV … Continue reading

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Woodie Buzz.

Bringing The Lumber. Wood. Earth’s remarkable organic plastic material––a hard fibrous substance consisting primarily of xylem––that can be shaped, bent, carved, cut, curved, polished, petrified, shaved, sanded, harvested, dried and burnt to create heat for cooking and heating and producing … Continue reading

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