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The Sky’s the Limit 2015 Hiking Challenge

This is DEEP, man Connecticut State Parks “The Sky’s the Limit” 2015 Hiking Challenge Jump down to the climbs [This page is part of my ongoing series, “Hikes with my Boys.” The full list of those hikes can be found here.] If I was an egomaniac, I'd write three paragraphs on how I influenced the state to … [Read More...]


187. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

Ain’t Nobody Like the Peabody I Got New Haven (Google Maps location) September 11, 2010 Here I am again. Staring at a blank screen and 150 photos of a huge and wonderful museum wondering how in the heck I should approach this monster. Writing about the giants is by far the hardest thing I do for this … [Read More...]

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Post War Berlin

Blackberry Berliner Weisse

The Back East Early 2016 Berliners Blackberry and Tart Cherry I’m writing this page in late April 2016, towards the end of a string of Back East reviews. I started “the string” with the teaser, “I’m reviewing a bunch of beers from one brewery for a reason and will be dropping clues in each as to why.” After this … [Read More...]

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BOMO Pilsner

Back East BoMo Pilsner Six-pack, $11?, 4.8% ABV Purchased at the brewery, Bloomfield Please pardon this picture's stupid filter. Rest assured, this beer looked like a pilsner should look, I promise. I have this unoriginal idea that beer goes in cycles. Of course we all know it does and right now, every … [Read More...]

There's beauty in the end of the world.

Spring Ale (2016)

Back East Spring Ale 2016 Six-pack, $11?, 5.5% ABV Purchased at the brewery, Bloomfield Ah, Spring! Y’know, I could sit here and write a bunch of words about how this picture was actually taken in the spring of 2016 and hoo-boy, there’s snow and can winter just be over already and I’m tired of the cold and … [Read More...]