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Balls of Steel (product review)


There’s whiskey, scotch or bourbon – as far as I’m concerned, we’re talking about variations on the same thing.  The thing is, most people don’t like to drink it room temperature.  Sometimes I do, but sometimes I want it cold.  Ice doesn’t work (for two reasons I’ll explain in a sec), so what’s a guy to do?  There are alternatives, and for reasons that will become apparent in a moment, Balls of Steel is my preferred booze cooler.

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The Three Things You Need When Your Car is Stuck in the Snow

I think it goes without saying for anyone living in the continental United States that this has been the winter from hell and getting your car stuck in the snow has become par for the course. I’ve been through this several times in my life, but this winter, the snow has been relentless and I’ve had the opportunity (the unfortunate opportunity) to test the various suggestions and now I’m hear to tell you what works and what’s a waste of time. Read the rest of this entry

Battling Icicles (meme edition)


Had enough winter yet?  Yeah, I’m kinda done, too.  No matter where you live, there’s no escaping the winter of 2014.  The snow, ice and frigid temperatures are pounding one and all with reckless abandon.  Even the American south isn’t  safe and now, I’ve reached a point where I don’t have any place left to store the snow.  And it just keeps coming. Read the rest of this entry

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