I Can’t Do Everything

Just a short thought. Have you ever seen Home for the Holidays (1995)?  It's one of the most underrated Thanksgiving / holiday movies around.  Great cast including Holly Hunter, Robert Downey Jr., Anne Bancroft, Dylan McDermott.  Even Steve Guttenberg!  But it's like watching a train wreck.  Not one for the kids unless you want to … Continue reading I Can’t Do Everything


Starting the year off with a bang

New blog layout. What do you think? With just over a week left in January 2021, so much has happened already this year. Yes, Creepy Joe and "soon-to-be stepping into his place" Kamala have taken the White House. What's the current over/under on how long Joe pretends to sit in the seat before stepping down? … Continue reading Starting the year off with a bang

2020 Year End Review

I wouldn't be a blogger if I didn't have an obligatory End of 2020 post. Someday, I'll look back at this and think "What a crazy time that was!" Not going to do a play-by-play, but there are a few moments and epiphanies that I had this year that I want to capture for myself. … Continue reading 2020 Year End Review

Pre-Year-End Review

Not my final 2020 in review post, but just some thoughts for today. It will be interesting to see how friends, family, co-workers, neighbors, and businesses come out of 2020. For sure, some of the nonsense this year was driven by the election. People actually care about things like that. But the impact of Rona … Continue reading Pre-Year-End Review

A Free-Market Capitalist’s Take on Bourbon Shortages

Let’s get this first out of the way. Yes, I enjoy an occasional ice-cold stout beer, a glass of wine, or a dram of whiskey. That may surprise some of you, and to others, it might not be a surprise at all. There was a time in my youth where I drank more regularly – … Continue reading A Free-Market Capitalist’s Take on Bourbon Shortages