Russian Bear & Beer

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a bill that officially classifies beer as alcoholic. Until now anything containing less than 10% alcohol in Russia has been considered a foodstuff. Russian alcohol consumption is already twice the critical level set by the World Health Organization. Although vodka has long been the …

Fourth of July

Ah, the day we managed to get our independence. Three little words. But what are the best of these phrases? 10) Under the Volcano. Natch. 9) Kentucky Derby Day. Don’t forget where to stick those roses, boys. 8) I want you. Much better than I love you, and hence its …

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 …