My wife and I throw a party every Memorial Day weekend. We supply our guests choices of soft and alcoholic beverages including beer. During party planning each year my wife and I discuss whether to buy cases of canned beer or a keg. The perception is … [Read more...] about Which is Cheaper: Keg or Canned Beer?
I was wasting money without even really thinking about or realizing it. I had been doing this for nearly 20 years. It was something that was assumed and expected. But when I really took a good hard look at it, I wasn't getting any value out of … [Read more...] about Are You Wasting Money With Traditions?
I did it! I got all 242 stars in Super Mario Galaxy! Warning: Spoilers Inside: It took 43 days and quite a few late nights the last few days to do it, but first I got all 120 stars as Mario, beat Bowser twice (you need to), and then got all 120 … [Read more...] about Super Mario Galaxy Success!
What an odd title, right? Some of you know I'm not a beer drinker, and you may also know that my favorite alcohol is Kahlua. It's unintentional that I'm the "Clever Dude", and I also love the movie The Big Lebowski where the main character is "The … [Read more...] about A Tale of some Liquor and a Rebate
Hot on the heels of writing "Trying and Buying Musical Instruments the Wrong Way", I'd like to announce that one of the last major stupid purchases from college is officially gone: my 5-string Washburn XB-925 Bass Guitar, which I bought for about … [Read more...] about Sold my old Washburn Bass Guitar
Get your attention? Good. Don't know why though. I'm not very productive at work right now because the whole team went to Fogo de Chao for lunch (on the company dime) as a going-away party for a coworker on our project. It's a favorite location … [Read more...] about Giant pile of meat: Priceless