Buying a Kilt in Edinburgh

Buying a kilt in Edinburgh was very high on Chuck’s Scotland to-do list. In fact, it was the very first thing we did after lunch at the Albanach. I had no idea it could be so complicated. Step 1:  Select your kiltmaker. Chuck researched kiltmakers before leaving...
Scotland Hiking Trip Itinerary

Scotland Hiking Trip Itinerary

Scotland Hiking Trip Itinerary: with Chuck Marshall. Ten days, 5 hikes, 7 pubs, 4 castles, 5 different beds, and nearly 50 miles of trail. Day 1: Depart from Detroit. Day 2:  Survived the Amsterdam layover, located “The Albanach” for a beer and lunch, purchased...

How to Guide for Peep Jousting

Are you looking for a how to guide for Peep Jousting?  Look no further! Peep Jousting Materials: 2 Easter Peeps 4 toothpicks 1 microwave 1 person  with nothing else to do Step 1. Remove from package and insert 1 toothpick into each peep. (Where the joust should be...

2012 Michgian Winter Beer Festival

I’ve not always been a beer fan and I’d have to say I’m still more of a fan of the culture than beer. This was my 3rd Winter Beer Festival and the Michigan Brewers Guild’s 7th.  Over 6,000 tickets were sold this year and in record time.  It was...
Looking for Maynard on Route 66

Looking for Maynard on Route 66

While scanning our entertainment options on Netflix, Chuck and I stumbled upon the documentary, Blood into Wine.  It is a crazy video about Maynard Keenan from the band Tool and Puscifer making wine in Arizona.  I love wine and Chuck loves Maynard. (He loves...

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