Get a Grip!

Get a Grip!

“Beware the man of just one gun.” – Thomas Aquinas     …Or something like that.  That pretty much describes me.  If you were to plot the amount of rounds I’ve fired in the last four years it would look like this:   So take...
Lean Times Ahead

Lean Times Ahead

In the latest twist to the Jihad against Bud Light—When you lost the Massholes… This is my review of Mykhola Doppelbock: I don’t think it is controversial to argue to this crowd we are in a recession; arguing if this is something worse might be a more entertaining...
Glibbooks 9 – Excuses and opinions

Glibbooks 9 – Excuses and opinions

Sorry puzzle people no glibcrostic this week, I could make excuses and tell you a bunch of stories about death and work and taxes but we all know that it was the alcohol and procrastination. This weeks book related subject – Woman authors and why there are way...
Too Local: Duluth, Minnesota

Too Local: Duluth, Minnesota

Welcome to Duluth, Minnesota!  This has been my home for the last 15 years.  There is much to love about my city, and also a few things to dislike.   Overview Duluth is Minnesota’s fourth largest city (population 86k).  Duluth is the westernmost freshwater port...
Is the Universe Getting even MOAR Biggerer? Part 2

Is the Universe Getting even MOAR Biggerer? Part 2

In Part 1 of a series examining the apparent acceleration of the universe,  we looked at determining astronomical distances using parallax and standard candles like Cephied variables.  Two of the required properties for something to be a good standard candle include...