I grill. A lot. And when I moved to the new place, I passed along my 20 year old (or so) Weber Genesis to a friend, And now do strictly charcoal in a Weber Kettle, or wood in a smoker. I'm a big Weber fan, since they work well and you can get parts for … Continue reading Weber Rapidfire Chimney Starter
I love car shows. I'll binge watch Top Gear. I'll hit Grand Tour the day the episode posts. I'll watch nearly every episode of a car or bike builder show. So I was plodding around Netflix and stumbled onto "Fastest Car". The premise is simple, throw a random three cars up against a super car … Continue reading “Fastest Car”, Netflix
I'm not an early adopter. It's not because I'm some sort of Luddite. I've seen my early adopter friends pay too much for new tech, only to have better and cheaper show up in a year or two. I had a friend that bought a Cd player when they first came out. Manual feed, one … Continue reading Apple Watch, Series 1
Welcome to the new site. The old site was on tumblr - here, and I've been bad about maintaining it. And it's Tumblr. I've got a lot to write about. Hopefully, I'll get some time this week. Keep tuned. Pat
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton
Every so often I get to travel internationally, in this case to Canada. I enjoy Canada. Every-time I've been there I liken it to the movie "Demolition Man". Clean scrubbed, well dressed people walking around greeting each other 'good morning citizen'. So this week finds me in Montreal Canada. My previous trips have been to … Continue reading Montreal Canada, Sector 21 Building 2071 Room 1401
When I started down this journey, nearly every doctor I met said something to the effect that I had two months treatment, high cure rate, I'd be fine. Only one - the radiologist (I'm not sure what to call him) basically said something along the lines of "Hah hah...uh. no. More like three years". Damn … Continue reading SitRep Year 3: Can I wrap this up?