Virtual Happy Hour – Its a thing!

Our virtual happy hour was a stunning success. “It really felt like we were out having drinks with others.” Tips & suggestions for other virtual parties.

New Zealand Shrimp
Zachariah Malachi and the Hillbilly Executives
Tony B Birthday Metal Fest - Ante Up

Tony B Birthday Metal Fest

Scott Monument Edinburgh Scotland

The Scott Monument was not on the list but it was a good workout. We climbed the 287 steps to the top and enjoyed the splendid view of Edinburgh which included Arthur's Seat. We didn't spend a lot of time looking at the exhibition on Sir Walter Scott's life on the...

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...

Amsterdam Layover: Chuck Pole Dances

This picture speaks volumes... Chuck was not pole dancing.  He was no mood to dance.  In fact, he was very irritated if you can't tell by the picture.  There were no chairs and only a dirty floor.  We were tired, hungry and ready for the plane ride...

The Albanach Pub Edinburgh Scotland

Chuck's first Scottish pub experience was at the Albanach Pub in Edinburgh, Scotland. We found vegan food and beer. What else does a person need?  We ordered a Guinness and a Belhaven IPA. The waitstaff was incredibly friendly and the food was very good but...

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 the largest crowd to...

Michigan State Parks Program Needs Volunteers

Feel like spending some time in the great outdoors and doing good for Michigan state parks and recreation areas? The Great Lakes Gazette posted the following: The Department of Natural Resources has lots of opportunities for volunteers to help clean up, spruce...

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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Outdoor Enthusiast, Vegetarian, Michigan Beer Fanatic, Runner, Writer. 

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Michigander, vegetarian, runner, Michigan beer enthusiast, photographer, guitarist, film extra, goober


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