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From The West: My Family Visits the General

Roughly a month ago, my family flew 3,000+ miles from Maine to visit me in sunny California. My mother, step-father and brother landed in Sacramento and headed south on I-80 West. Once they settled into their hotel, we met up for a post-arrival, pre-travel-induced-passing-out dinner. Over various Italian foods, we caught up and discussed what […]

From the West: Beer Adventures Begin

When we both lived in Portland, it took several months for Hokie and I to realize that we lived in the same building. In fact, we didn’t realize it until one day on Twitter, we had been talking about beer and where we lived. Somehow, Hokie deduced that we were neighbors. From this, a friendship […]