Snow Day

We don’t get many of them here in Texas, but today was a Snow Day and everyone stayed at home. Having lived in Texas for almost 21 years, it is always kind of surreal when it snows. It almost never lasts longer than a day, but it is kind of …

Goodnight Van

Time for bed for this Drinking Man, but I wanted to end this trilogy of great musicians with a photo of Van Morrison’s first wife: Janet Rigsbee. And why not. Van doesn’t strike me as the handsome guy that Bob, Lou, The Consul, and Kentucky were but when you have …

Car Crash

So I was in a car crash a few weeks ago and boy does it suck. My car was a write off, I’ve been in incredible pain ever since, I’ve spent hours on the phone with the insurance company and the police, and in the end it will cost me …

A fine beer

I like cleavage but beer counts too. We had a party on the lake last weekend and one of my colleagues gave me a beer that I have never heard of. I liked it. It was called Torpedo by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. And a fine beer it was. Good …

No Fear Beer

I dropped my two teenage kids off at school today. It was pouring down with rain and my son was wearing a T-Shirt and my daughter was wearing something equally unsuitable for the downpour. I was worried about them getting soaked but they didn’t mind at all. Earlier in the …

California Max!

So here I am in sunny California. The weather is amazing, the view from my beach front condo is beautiful, and the first evening of drinking has progressed well. Tonight I visited a pub called OB’s Pub & Grill in Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles, California. I had a few pints …