Man o’ War

April 19, 2011 (Day 23) — Man o’ War According to the interwebs, Man o’ War is considered one of the greatest Thoroughbred racehorses  ever. According to Wikipedia, during his career just after World War I, he won 20 of 21 races and $249,465 in purses. Meanwhile, the Porteguese Man o’ War is one of […]

Autumn Slumbers

November 1, 2010 (Day 275) — Autumn Slumbers Spent a very informative, if not exhausting, day at the 140 Character Conference in Hutchinson, KS today. I’m feeling the need to relax with a warm drink. Sorry for the small post. Hopefully after I catch up on some sleep I can be a bit more loquacious. […]

BONUS POST — Absinthe (Traditional Presentation)

BONUS POST — Absinthe (Traditional Presentation) Okay, since I was having some spotty Internets/tight schedule this weekend, I figured I’d give everyone a bonus, not-counted-towards-the-count drink this Sunday evening. (Official post will come later this evening). Let’s try some absinthe in the traditional method. But first, some history: Traditionally absinthe is prepared by placing a […]

The Green Fairy

May 14, 2010 (Day 104) — The Green Fairy I’ve done it. I’ve bit the bullet and purchased some absinthe. The Green Fairy. The liquor that was thought to have driven Van Gogh himself insane. It’s sitting on my counter. It was a tough decision. Mixed opinions came in from all sides. But then, I […]

Scotch and Water

February 20, 2010 (Day 20) — Scotch on the Rocks Ahhh, simplicity. And you can’t get much more simple than a single malt scotch, a drop of water, on the rocks. A good, greasy meal out with family. A nice relaxing night. What better way than to relax with a classic? 2 oz single malt […]

Gin Toddy

February 12, 2010 (Day 13) — Gin Toddy Ah, date night. The one night of the week Jenn and I get to hang out together, listening to old jazz records on the record player, mix up a variety of drinks and make something for dinner that we don’t have the time for during the week. […]