Monthly Archives: August 2017

Home brewing: Adding the malt extract and candied sugar to the wort

Stirring in the malt extract

Watch the golden malt extract ooze out into the swirling pot of love as we prepare a Belgian Trippel. If you listen closely, you might here a little “glug glug glug”. This time around, we used Mallard Malts as it’s what came with my kit.   When you’re finished pouring, add a little bit of […]

Tomorrow’s Cubs Charities 50/50 Raffle proceeds will benefit Hurricane Harvey relief

Cubs Charities

Tomorrow’s Cubs Charities 50/50 Raffle proceeds will benefit Hurricane Harvey relief Cubs Charities will join the fight to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey Wednesday, August 30, by donating 50/50 Raffle proceeds raised at the game to the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross is working to provide safe shelter and comfort for the […]

About Dogs

Dogs

How Dogs’ remarkable noses shape how they view the world. Why dogs tilt their heads. Does your dog forget you when you leave?? Should you let your dog lick your face? 10 things humans do that dogs hate. Some of the more dangerous dog breeds you can own. And finally.. Why dogs spin before they […]

The more you know…

The more you know,trivia,general knowledge,knowledge is power,knowledge,information,frequently asked questions,faq

Animals The flashlight fish projects light that’s created by luminescent bacteria that live in the pockets below its eyes. Male seahorses carry the eggs and birth the babies. Also called the Mexican Hairless Dog, the Xoloitzcuintli breed was used by Aztecs for companionship, and occasionally for lunch. Prized for their body heat (hence the lack of fur), […]

Austin City Limits (ACL) layout improvements

Austin City Limits 2017 map

Austin City Limits has made some changes to their grounds layout from ACL 2016: Choose from three entrances: the Barton Springs East Entrance, the Barton Springs West Entrance, and the Lady Bird Lake Entrance. New Box Office should make it easier to pick up wristbands or get help, wherever you are. Head to the East Box Office if you’re coming from Lamar […]

Loufest in St. Louis on Sept 9th and 10th, featuring Weezer,Snoop Dogg,Cage The Elephan

LouFest 2017 poster2 1 - Loufest in St. Louis on Sept 9th and 10th, featuring Weezer,Snoop Dogg,Cage The Elephan

So disappointed that I can’t get out to Loufest. Would have loved to hit the museum while taking in some great acts at the fest. Not a bad string of good acts on Saturday (Day 1)   ..and how can you go wrong with these two the next day?: Loved Weezer’s performance at Lollapalooza this […]

Biggest Lottery haul in U.S. history. What would YOU do?

powerball ticket

Massive lottery won by individual ticket The winner of $758.7m in the Wednesday August 23rd 2017 Powerball Lottery has shown her lucky mug and claimed the biggest jackpot in American history. The 53-year-old Mother-of-two Mavis Wanczyk played numbers numbers based on relatives’ birthdays – 6, 7, 16, 23, 26, and Powerball number 4 –  at a […]

W√úRST MUSIC & BEER FEST

wurst fest 2017

Murder By Death, The Anniversary, Diarrhea Planet, Masked Intruder, Shiner, Dramatic Lovers, Pkew Pkew Pkew, The Crombies, Post Child, Last False Hope, Kali Masi, Bleach Party, The Eradicator, Adam Lee, Speed Babes, Bad Mechanics, Tidal, Sam Vicari, Sincere Engineer, Hi Ho Friday Sep 8, 2017  –  Sunday Sep 10, 2017 12:00 PM $25 Plumbers Local Union Randolph & Ogden […]

Las Vegas Wildlife

Mom and baby dolphin

The dolphin habitat at Secret Garden at the Mirage Hotel and Casino has welcomed a new addition and we were lucky enough to be nearby.   Here’s a sample of the outdoor habitat area inside the Flamingo Hotel and Casino. This poor kitty can’t get any privacy to clean up a bit. I’ll have to […]

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