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Cranberry Beer Bread

Round-about Christmas time I start to see the Samuel Adams Winter Classics Mix Pack on store shelves.  I love all but one of the 6 selections in the Mix Pack (especially the Old Fezziwig Ale – the Christmas cookie of beer).  The one that I don’t care for is the Cranberry Lambic. The Samuel Adams […]

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Merger

I have merged http://iknowthings.com and http://joshuatownsend.com. http://joshuatownsend.com has received a face lift as part of a stimulus package at tax-payers expense. http://iknowthings.com has been redirected to http://joshuatownsend.com and content from the pathetic posting history of http://iknowthings.com has been imported to http://joshuatownsend.com. http://joshuatownsend.com has become the new hub for things about me on the interwebs.

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Huh?

“Diet Dr. Pepper: There’s Nothing Diet About It” What the crap does that mean?

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Grape Pie

I just finished the last piece of my grape pie. For those of you who have never experienced it, Concord Grape Pie may be the most special treat of the fall season. The hearty taste of concord grapes are sweetened with just enough sugar to let you know that you’re eating dessert (although I have […]

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Updates

So I have updated this site with a new theme, some new widgets and plugins, and some photos. I hope to start actually using it as life slows down a bit. I got a job offer today, and am following up on a few more options that should lead to offers very soon.

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Another Installment of Maybe I Can Help

Apparently the cops in Lebanon, PA need some help this time.  Apparently, “they have no idea why [the man] was in the toilet with his clothes off.”  Maybe I can help.  Here’s some idears to get them started. 1.) He was hot as balls.  I mean, it was really hot up there in PA this weekend.  As […]

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Maybe I Can Help

Seeing as how my give-a-damn is busted, and I just don’t have enough energy to write substantive content, I hereby announce a new I Know Things Series: Maybe I Can Help.  I am always amazed at the stupid things the people struggle to figure out – and pay other people to figure out for them.  Kinda […]

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Life

The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates, in Plato, Dialogues, Apology Greek philosopher in Athens (469 BC – 399 BC) The examined life is just damn frustrating. Me, in my head, today, at the office Average guy in Virgina (1978 – ???)

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Things We Know Now (That We Didn’t Know This Time Last Year)

Found this fun little read while watching the snow fall through my office window today: http://www2.tbo.com/content/2008/jan/01/in-case-you-missed-it—2007-50-things-we-know-no1/?imw=Y   In Case You Missed It – 2007 50 Things We Know Now (That We Didn’t Know This Time Last Year) By JEFF HOUCK The Tampa Tribune Published: January 1, 2008 It’s been a busy year. But, then, you […]

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Bender Brewer

I caught this fun little project on Slashdot today.  Mr. Wood and I have been complacent in our brewing lately.  Maybe a brewing robot is just what we need to kick start a new batch – this is about the right time to get a nice light spring ale started.  I’ll get right on it […]

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