May 21, 2021 – The seventeenth official Friday Night BeerBlog I wrote a blog entry last May 8th, 2020 titled: Mask-Shaming – The Wave of the Future. It was right before the mask mandate went into effect and Cate and I had run into Kroger to grab something quickly. As we rushed through the self-checkout, […]

April 16, 2021 – The twelfth official Friday Night BeerBlog The NEW normal. The new normal. The new normal. We’ve heard it over and over ad nauseam. Last April I had already declared it a phrase that COVID killed. It’s still dead, but I can see why it’s being used. Normal assumes typical or routine. […]

April 9, 2020 – The eleventh official Friday Night BeerBlog Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.  Benjamin Franklin, in a letter to Jean-Baptiste Le Roy, 1789 That Bennie Frank. What a wordsmith. But he didn’t […]

April 3, 2021 – The tenth official Friday Night BeerBlog So I’m sitting in my office, slash Ian’s bedroom, on April Fool’s Day, thinking about what poetic to wax this week and glance sideways out the window. What is that? Little flecks of white. Is the wind blowing some early spring petals off the dogwood? […]