Category Archives: Tips

Life is Short – Be A Rare Breed

Life has a way of kicking us in the balls when we least expect it. Like many of you, I find myself frustrated with time or more specifically, the lack of time. In my case it is partly a time-management … Continue reading

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In Spite of Terrible Days

Ever have one of those days? Everyone is on your case, and you can’t seem to do anything right. You go for that special end-of-day-beer you’ve been saving in the refrigerator just to find out your 18-year-old son decided to … Continue reading

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Is it Just Me

There are times when social media is like a swift kick in the ‘nads. Granted, I can be a grump all on my own, and I can interpret what I read online wrong, but seriously, why do so many of … Continue reading

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Let That Creative Child Inside of You Out To Play

The following post is for everyone here but it may be the one all of you creative types have been waiting for. The Thirsty Muse is about inspiring others to drink better, but it’s also a place for me to … Continue reading

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A Day Off

We all need a break, we all need to take some time off to relax. Yeah, I’m talking to you! You, the guy who is spending way too much time at work. Thursday, I spent the evening teaching my son … Continue reading

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Ice Cold Beer? Frosted Glassware?

Disclaimer: I am going to sound like a snob, I don’t really care how you like to drink your beer.  What, a post without pictures? Yes, I’m sorry happy to say I don’t have ice cold beer and I don’t … Continue reading

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Resolutions, Changes, & Now What!

The new year is moving along & the resolutions made by millions are already starting to be broken. Did you make a resolution? I hope you didn’t, to me, resolutions are too absolute and not flexible enough to survive in … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Cabinet?

I’m a firm believer in stocking your home bar with the stuff you like versus preparing yourself for anything. Yes, a well-stocked bar is nice to have but the investment in spirits, glassware, and other non-alcoholic ingredients can be expensive … Continue reading

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What Does an Irish Festival Have to do with it?

Each year, in August we venture to Dublin (Dublin, Ohio that is) for what I would call a shoulder to shoulder Irish festival. Sometimes we miss it, sometimes we don’t, and sometimes I wish I would have stayed home. Seriously … Continue reading

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What is an IPA?

The term “IPA” confuses many beer drinking folks and I have no idea why this is so hard to understand. The people who regularly drink the yellow stuff really have a tough time with the three letter style indicator especially … Continue reading

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