Fort Collins: Microbrew Mecca

Since hearing and seeing stories such as this NPR feature on Colorado microbreweries, I knew that I needed to see this business for myself.  For the first several days in Colorado, we only drank six packs from the stores or sampled restaurant beer in passing.  Friday, however, we made our way to Fort Collins, home

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Book Review: Slaughter-house-Five

First of all, I feel kind of dumb because I used to think this book was called The Slaughterhouse Five rather than Slaughter-house-Five which is absurd and sounds more like the name of a J-Pop band than a book about a man who had been a prisoner of war in Dresden during its destruction.  Also

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Book Review: Depression-Free for Life

So here’s the deal.  I have, for the last several years, have been suffering from clinical depression (also known as Major Depressive Disorder), and it blows.  That being said, I am finally able to admit to this without shame, without the feeling that I’m a phony who just needs to suck it up and without

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