Viewing: May, 2012

May 26

May 26, 2012

beer

My New Favorite Brewery: 21st Amendment

I no longer have the luxury of going into a bar and asking for a Manny’s or Mac & Jack. (Oh, how I miss you both!) That being said, I have to find something new; something that will match or exceed the taste and quality of the aforementioned microbrews. And in doing so, I discovered a magnificent brewery in South Beach: 21st Amendment*. I walked over there from work Thursday night, found a place at the bar, and ordered myself…

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May 22

May 22, 2012

sanfran

158 Days Later; Or, Part II

Where was I? Oh yes, I traveled to San Francisco twice in 2011. I had a blast each time. Don’t even get me started on how Cinco de Mayo went down. I don’t think that I will ever top that night. Memories! Speaking of topping that night …err… never mind. I digress. You know how people always share with everyone that they’re going to move to (or live in) _____________ someday? Well, I started to tell people that I wanted to…

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May 22

May 22, 2012

rwilliams

Starstruck: Meeting Robin Williams

When I worked at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park, Washington, I was lucky enough to be the only available cashier when Robin Williams–yes, the Robin Williams–walked up to buy some magazines. He was filming a scene for “The World’s Greatest Dad,” and he was on a short break. The scene that they filmed in our store is shown within the first five minutes or so of the film. It wasn’t anything too exciting, except for, you know, fucking…

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May 20

May 20, 2012

house

156 Days Later

“I’ve realized that Seattle has nothing more to offer me. It’s been fun. Time to move on. I’m thinking…Bay Area.” I posted that on Facebook on December 16, 2011 at 5:19 p.m. Three days later I purchased my plane ticket to San Francisco and never looked back. In the 156 days since I first declared that I intended to move away from Seattle so much has happend. Let’s start at the beginning… For 19 months I worked in an office…

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