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Turk Mountain Hike

Posted on 08/12/2018 in misc • Tagged with Hikes, Virginia

Turk Mountain Hike

My wife is not (or has not been) a hiker. However, a couple of weeks ago she expressed interest in going on a hike. So I consulted Duck Duck Go looking for a suitable beginner hike with a decent payoff at the end.

I'd say that view is a decent …


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Scream For Me Sarajevo

Posted on 07/30/2018 in misc • Tagged with Movies, Music, History

Scream For Me Sarajevo

A few months ago my weekly email from Pledge Music featured a documentary about Bruce Dickinson's 1994 concert in Sarajevo. I didn't worry too much about what the film was, Bruce was involved so I click the button to support the project. The DVD arrived a couple of weeks ago …


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Charlottesville You Suck At Brunch

Posted on 07/22/2018 in misc • Tagged with Travel, Business

Devil's Backbone

We had an overnight to the beach planned for this weekend, but Mother Nature had other ideas so at the last minute I canceled on the beach and booked a room at Wintergreen resort in the Virginia mountains. Wintergreen is primarily a ski resort, however we had fun tubing down …


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How to Pick the Perfect Watermelon

Posted on 07/15/2018 in misc • Tagged with Food

Watermelons

Yesterday at the grocery store I saw a guy thumping the watermelons with his thumb, trying to pick a good one.

He was doing it wrong.

This is how you pick the perfect watermelon every time.

  1. Pick up a watermelon and put it back down.
  2. Repeat with more melons of …

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Price Gouging By Eli Lilly

Posted on 07/06/2018 in misc • Tagged with Healthcare

Glucagon Chart

We stopped by the pharmacy today to pick up a new Glucagon shot for my wife. Her old one was about 3 years past the expiration date and her doctor said they really do start to lose effectiveness after 3 years.

The retail price is $443.00

Glucagon is a …


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Baseball-Chevrolet-and-Apple-Pie

Posted on 07/04/2018 in misc • Tagged with Politics

Chevy logo

Eh. One of out three or four isn't bad I guess. We are going to the Flying Squirrels baseball game tonight, to be followed by fireworks. We own three Toyotas, and although I like apple pie, it's not on the menu today. I don't remember the hot dog being part …


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