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Updates from Upstate

HollyCornblog and CharlieHopbrew have been very busy up at the lake …  and fully engaged in their quest to become master carpenters!  They’ve moved from replacing windows to removing and replacing rotting wood along the base of the house. DaddyCornblog … Continue reading

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A Wednesday List

Yahoo … RPE is home! Kudos to Obama on an excellent (and politically astute) choice. I do not like Giant Forest Hogs (think Rush Limbaugh). Nor do I like the Black Mamba Snake (think … hmmm … Mitt Romney?) RPE … Continue reading

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March In Like a Lion!

Wow – it’s been a busy first part of the day, between working on the snow … and recovering from an afternoon/evening of beer-tasting, chiminea-watching, and hanging out.  Paula LR and HollyCornblog discussed the finer points of ffootball … and … Continue reading

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Happy March!!!

So far, on the beer-tasting front HollyCornblog’s brews are standing up very, very well … especially her smoked porter and her “Lay-Off IPA” … a name that we think (unfortunately for many) may have some legs.  There was also unanimous … Continue reading

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Thoroughly Thursday

Okay, checking out the scene here on a Thursday morning. I am (of course) in a hurry. So here are some quick updates: HollyCornblog and CharlieHopbrew will be here this weekend! Hooray! Hopefully the snowstorm/rainstorm that appears to be brewing … Continue reading

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Blood Pressure Meds, Anyone?

You’ll need ’em after reading the piece that appeared in Salon yesterday – an overview and accounting of the damage wrought by Bush et al in their years in DC.  It begins: After a couple of presidential terms, mismanagement in … Continue reading

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Slim Pickings Thursday

Sorry ’bout that.  I’m running late and still have to scrape the ice off the car! How have you been doing on your New Year’s Resolutions?  (Nasty question, eh?  A real conversation stopper.) I’ve been doing semi-quasi.  Have gotten on … Continue reading

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HollyCornblog Smoked Porter Update

HollyCornblog’s home brewing skills are on display here as she deals with a very feisty (and most likely yummy) Stone Smoked Porter clone. First … here’s her big pot in action. The spigot is open and draining the beer from … Continue reading

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USWNT Wins in Virginia … Obama Will be Next!

Having been asleep at the switch on the soccer front for awhile, I was pleased to receive a Google Alert about the USWNT’s most recent win.  This one coming in Richmond, VA, where South Korea fell to the USWNT.  Vic … Continue reading

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In What Respect, Charlie?

This clip of Charlie Gibson’s interview with Sarah Palin pretty much says it all.  McCain may be channeling Bush, but Sarah is pretty much the real thing … never EVER letting her ignorance stand in the way of her swagger … Continue reading

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