8 06, 2018

How To Make Freaking Delicious Smoked Beef Tongue

2018-06-08T14:48:52+00:00June 8th, 2018|BBQ, Food and Drink, Last Post, Recipes|

Making Your Own Smoked Beef Tongue is Easy Now I already know what you are thinking? Smoked beef tongue? I'll pass. However, if you make this smoked beef tongue you will make all your friends tongues wagging for more. There are several different ways to prepare beef tongue. Some folks will boil it, braise [...]

5 06, 2018

How To Roast Coffee On Your Kamado Joe

2018-06-08T12:50:04+00:00June 5th, 2018|BBQ, Food and Drink, Last Post, Recipes|

You Can Roast Coffee In Your Kamado Joe I have always been enamored with how to roast coffee, yet I never ever thought about roasting coffee in my Kamado Joe. That was until I recently came across a picture of someone roasting coffee in their Kamado Joe smoker. I thought to myself, "Self, you [...]

4 06, 2018

Why You Should Be Drinking Yerbaé Like Me

2018-06-04T15:47:12+00:00June 4th, 2018|Food and Drink, Last Post, Product Placement Poetry, Products|

Yerbaé is A Great Tasting "Energy" Drink Last week I was heading over to my Orangetheory Fitness class when I stopped by the gas station for a bottle of water. I was feeling sluggish and needed some energy. I didn't want to get an artificially tasting energy drink and that is when I came [...]

31 05, 2018

Why Chicken Wings Should Be 1 of the 7 Deadly Sins

2018-05-31T16:51:33+00:00May 31st, 2018|BBQ, Food and Drink, Last Post, Recipes|

These Chicken Wings Are Amazing I like to think of barbecue as a religion, so when it comes to chicken wings, chicken wings should really be one of the seven deadly sins. Now I know what you are thinking, aren't the seven deadly sins, pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth? Well yes, [...]

1 04, 2018

From Homies to Brony

2018-05-09T14:59:42+00:00April 1st, 2018|Last Post, National Poetry Month, Personal Poetry, Poetry|

I never thought I'd be in a gang. You see I was never too cool To hang with the right group in school. There were the jocks with their smelly socks. There were the nerds making paper birds. There were the cheerleaders secretly smoking heaters. There were the potheads singing the Grateful dead. Yet [...]

19 09, 2017

Apple vs. Fitbit: What The Heck?

2018-06-27T14:08:27+00:00September 19th, 2017|Last Post, Musings, Products|

I must tell you, I am confused as heck. As a runner that is unfortunately tied to the treadmill due to two hip surgeries, two knee surgeries and currently a torn right meniscus (insert the sound of the world’s smallest violin), I have been relying on the data of my iPod, iPhone and Fitbit. [...]

14 09, 2017

Tales From The Morgue – Sammy

2017-09-29T09:42:25+00:00September 14th, 2017|Last Post, Musings, Short Stories|

Death Becomes Me My beautiful tabby cat, Sammy, would great me most mornings with a subtle bite to my cheek. The other mornings it was a swift paw, always claws out, across my nose. Then one day he was gone. I searched the entire house calling out his name. “Sammy!” “Sammy, where are you?” [...]

8 09, 2017

Have You Been Hacked via Equifax?

2018-06-27T14:05:29+00:00September 8th, 2017|Last Post, Products, Reviews|

I don’t know about you, but I hate waking up to news that my personal information may have been hacked. So this morning when I awoke and opened my newspaper (yes, I still read the print version), I was greeted with the following headline, “Massive breach exposes 143M.” First, let me digress for a second. I [...]

8 09, 2017

Instagram’s Branded Content Tool is Cool

2017-09-15T09:12:38+00:00September 8th, 2017|Last Post, Musings, Reviews, Social Media|

Regardless of the number of social media connections, each of us is an influencer in many ways. By simply sharing photos of the products or brands we love and adore, we can influence one person, 1,000 people or many many more. I’m sure you’ve heard or read a fair amount amount the influencer market, [...]

28 08, 2017

I Am An (Anti) Social Media Expert

2018-05-14T09:31:39+00:00August 28th, 2017|Last Post, Musings, Short Stories, Social Media|

In real life I have 14 Facebook friends and 56 people who now follow me on Twitter, yet I am a social media expert. Most of the connections I have are acquaintances I have met over the years due to my investment banking career, or my Chief Executive Officer or Chief Operating Officer roles. [...]

16 06, 2017

How To Make The Best Brisket Ever

2018-05-16T15:20:17+00:00June 16th, 2017|BBQ, Food and Drink, Last Post, Recipes, Smoke Club|

Brisket has always been a challenge of mine. Sometimes it’s too dry or too tough, but I finally found a good technique helping me make the Best Brisket Ever. To make the Best Brisket Ever, here is what you will need: 12-15 pound full packer brisket including the flat and tip KosmosQ Reserve Blend [...]

3 11, 2016

Exercising plus Charity Equals Winning: Charity Miles

2018-06-25T12:22:57+00:00November 3rd, 2016|Do Good, Last Post, Reviews|

Charity Miles Helps Bring Smiles When it comes to walking, biking or running, did you know that by using the Charity Miles app, you can earn money for charities? You see, I am always looking for easy ways to give back to charity by doing every day activities. And with Charity Miles, I am [...]

2 11, 2016

Announcing My Partnership With Marcus Theatres

2018-06-25T12:20:10+00:00November 2nd, 2016|Last Post, Poetry, Product Placement Poetry, Products, Reviews|

Check out Marcus Theatres for a Great Movie Experience. I am really excited to announce my partnership with Marcus Theatres. You see, I love going to movies. For the past couple of years I've almost exclusively gone to the Marcus Theatre in Rosemount, Minnesota. Although there is a closer movie theater, Marcus Theatres was [...]