My Cold Brew Tea How-To
Okay, since my LAST POST, the one about Cold Brew Iced Tea, I have made several jugs of the stuff, and I have to tell you, this is EXCELLENT tea.
Not so in the North. The Air Force once flew me (and a number of other pilot trainees) up to New Jersey (from Laredo) to attend the funeral of one of our classmates. A sad occasion, but that can be a story for another time. The point was that while I was up there, we went into a restaurant for a meal, and when the waitress asked what I wanted to drink, I said, “Iced tea, please.”
She looked at me for a moment as though I had sprouted tentacles, then she said, “But it’s February!” The idea of someone wanting iced tea in winter was totally alien to her. Continue reading Cold Brew Iced Tea
In one of my previous posts, Cutting The Cable – And Saving $2000 A Year, I described how I took every last piece of equipment Comcast was renting to me back to their office, and told them to stop all services except internet.
Now, nearly two years later, I have learned a few things that might help other cable cutters, but I’m still VERY happy with this move. Continue reading Cutting The Cable – UPDATE!
Think of the dog. Faithful friend, long-suffering, ever-loving companion, and the life he must lead. What is the dog’s keenest sense? The sense of smell.
A dog’s sense of smell is a hundred times, maybe a thousand times more sensitive than our own. Continue reading Dog Food
The year was (about) 1990.
I was serving as Chief of the Computer Division at the Community College of the Air Force, and the staff there decided to have a chili contest. There were to be three categories — the best chili, the worst chili, and the hottest chili. Continue reading The HOTTEST CHILI Contest
Not quite thirty years ago, my sister was expecting her first child. At the time, she was living in Germany and I was living in Montgomery, Alabama. At that time, I had just gotten a new printer, which would print very clearly at very small sizes, and I was a kid with a new toy. Continue reading Raising Young Children
For the first time in years, actually decades, my wife and I finally took a real vacation. Sure, we’ve done lots of travel over the years, but in these days of widely dispersed families, pretty much all our non-business travel has been to go visit family.
Not that there’s anything wrong with visiting family. We love them, and we love visiting them. But visiting family really cannot be considered as a “real” vacation.
This posting is the central index for a series of six other postings that relate our travelogue of this vacation, including both stories and images from this trip. Continue reading Vacation Travelogue – September 2016