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Life is a journey. Travel well. Comments, photos and stories about spicing up life with travel, food, music, assorted merriment, and oh yes... beer. This site is about stuff I like.
I am buying a new car. It's a 2006 Honda Civic LX Sedan. I am using the technique outlined here: How to buy a new car for the lowest price. It seems like I got good quotes. I am just waiting for delivery now. It's been really smooth so far.
The Beer Haiku Daily Store is now open! Check out the clothing, clocks, mugs and stuff you can buy.
My other site, Beer Haiku Daily, has moved to http://www.beerhaikudaily.com!
What: Anita Hagan's new Art Exhibition
I may be late to the game here, but I just discovered Google Earth this week. Boy is it cool. I daresay it's the coolest thing that ever came out of the internet.
Researchers: Hops in Beer May Be Healthy - Yahoo! News
I know that Halloween has just passed and most of you haven't even started planning your Thanksgiving menu. However, I thought I would post a reminder that you should consider ordering your custom photo cards now so that you get them in time to send them out.
What: Barry Beach's installation: Transitions - Transporting Water
NW Drizzle, the art, music and culture e-zine, has done an article on sculptor Matt Proctor. We recently wrote a post about Melt Modern, a collaboration between Matt and his wife Aixé. In case you wanted a second opinion you should check out the article.
A battle between the titans of haiku is underway at Haiku Slugfest at b1-66er's archipelago.
What: Gallery show featuring the artwork of Anita Hagan
Frommer (the travel guide king) has released a new guidebook called, "Where to Stop & Where to Go: A Guide to Traveling with Overactive Bladder in the United States". It was written for people with a specific medical condition (OAB), but I think it will be extraordinarily useful for anyone that travels with kids.
What: Maryland Brewer's Oktoberfest
This is not for everybody
I was a skeptic but now I believe. Today, about 3 months after signing up, I won my first prize with Blingo. I won a free movie ticket, but was given the option of taking a $10 iTunes gift certificate instead. I chose the iTunes, because a free movie ticket will still cost me $30 in baby sitting. Either way I am impressed that it finally happened.
Normally, I write about fun stuff that is cheap or free and occasionally about the simple luxury that can be enjoyed as a treat. However, recently I learned that some of my friends and coworkers don't live within their means and have no concept of savings.
How to Pour a Perfect Beer - Popular Science
Last week someone got to my page searching for "picture of hops". I felt bad that I didn't have anything useful for them. I vowed to change that so here is a photo of our beloved hops. This is the thing that makes beer great.
Now we've all had our share of Tequila. And most of us have had our share of Mezcal, too. Some of us have even dared to eat the worm at the bottom of the bottle. (A few of us more than once.)
Maryland Renaissance Festival
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