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Friday Night Chill


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Friday night I first met up with my brother and some friends at Mellow Mushroom.  This place has a great happy hour, great pizza, and great beer.  Oh but they got rid of Rouge.  That sucks.  Rouge brewery is my favorite and they carried quite a few of their beers.  Oh well we decided to go to BevMo and pick up some Cigars and Liquor and chill at home.

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The night was going great I got a Cigar ahead of time at Ambassador Cigars.  These guys were extremely helpful and friendly.  They had a huge selection as well.    I got an Angelenos I think it was the Grand Toro.  It was a mild and very nice cigar.  I had alongside some Knob Creek Bourbon.  We were having a great time singing songs and making videos.

Oh yeah I broke this by accident and then destroyed it on purpose.

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Then the bitch neighbor called the cops.  Why not ask us to quiet down first?   Oh and by the way We were listening to Pandora B.B. King and Elton John channels.  Come on.  Its friday night granted it was 10:00 but I think 1 warning first would be nice.  She hate us so much that she can’t even say hey could you quiet down.

The officer was very nice although my brother was trying to hassle him a bit but in the end he just asked us to bring it inside.

Later Erin arrived and joined in with some nice Martinis although she forgot that she gave blood earlier and ended up a little more intoxicated than she intended.  Her next day was not good.

This wonderful neighbor moved in about a year ago and was a bitch from the beginning.  Let me explain something.  If you have problems with your neighbors talk to them about it.  She always goes to the owners of the condo who like us so that doesn’t help her or attempts to go to the HOA which found none of the problems she described to them.  This is a mother of two that never leaves the house.  She works from home and only leave to take the kids to school.  I did find out and I can not say what is happening yet but karma is coming to her soon.   A little birdie told me a secret and I am so excited.

Saturday was pretty awesome Goaz Motorcycle dealership had a nice customer appreciation day with free food music and a fashion show.  I wish I had some pics to show you the models were off the chain but the will probably post them on their Facebook page soon.

Sunday I was back on the Duc.  Drew and I went up to Natural Bridge State park.  I was a bit of a cold ride on the was up but we had a great hike and warmer ride home.

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2012 What to Get Your Man for the Holidays


Small Things

Cigars, Cutters, Lighters, Ashtrays, Humidors

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Road ID

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Liquor Minis or Liquor filled chocolates

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Bike Gloves

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Bigger Things

Liquors

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Charging Caddies

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Bluetooth Headphones

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GoPro Hero 3

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Cardo G9 Bluetooth Motorcycle Intercom

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ManGrate Grilling Accessory

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Dewalt 18v Hammer Drill and Light

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Universal Remote and Bottle Opener

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Expensive Things

Garmin Fitness Watches

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Fischer Soma Vacuum Ranger 12 Ski Boots

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iPad

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Niner RIP 9 Mountain Bike

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Ducati Streetfighter

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Nikon 3200

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Amazing Night w/ Romeo y Julieta and Glenmorangie


So Erin and my sister Ashley are out for the night at the Miranda Lambert concert.  My brother Drew and I decided it was time to relax so we went up to Bevmo and got Scotch, beer, and cigars.  What a perfect night.  Drew and I bought Cigars (I got a Romeo y Julieta 1875) 

This was a very nice mild cigar.  I have not smoked many cigars and I did enjoy this one.  I also had some of my favorite Scotch (Glemorangie).

The combination was amazing.  Drew and I had some great conversation and just relaxed in the Phoenix heat with the misters on.  Drew enjoyed a honey flavored cigar and a Decade Imperial IPA which was to die for.

We were even listening to Sound Tribe Sector Nine or STS9 which my sister in-law is in love with and was so proud of me for listening to.  After the Scotch it was time for one of my favorite beers St Peter’s Cream Stout.

I think this is as good as beer gets.  It was a great ending to a relaxing night.  I also am finishing off with some Elton John on Pandora.  Sometimes life can be so simple and simple can be amazing.  Cheers to simple.


Ouch


Our Super Bowl party was a successes.  I was a bad blogger and forgot to take pictures.  We had great food including: Lasagna, sushi, Enchiladas, and dips galore.  Did I also mention great beer and other drinks.  BTW I really like the new New Belgium beer DIG.  It is like an amber and IPA mix.Very Good!   I didn’t even get to see most of the second half.  Can’t imagine why!

Ouch.  My man Dan fell victim to National at South Mountain.  We were so close to the end and his front tire lost air and then this.  I swore he was going to have broken bones but I guess he has been drinking his milk!  I am very excited my new bike is scheduled to be here on Thursday.  I hope I don;t have to work on friday.  My bro will be here too so we will defiantly be taking it out for a spin.

Today I was a good house husband.  I reorganized the laundry closet and mounted the ironing board in there.  Now we won’t have to go into my brothers new room to iron.

I even vacuumed the carpets and clean the fish tank and turtle tank.

 


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Started out having a martini last night and after several assorted adult beverages I woke up this morning feeling like crap.  It funny how that happens.  I did however manage to get a Mountain Bike ride in before work with my man Dan.  Boy was it worth it.  I mean I felt like crap and my legs were screaming from my leg workout yesterday but there was some Jesus (hot woman) on the trail.  I think we saw the worlds perfect ass today.  I wish that I had a nice picture for you but my phone was in my Camelback.

Since I didn’t get a photo here is another wonderful booty.

Tonight on a flight to Salt Lake City I sat in the same row with Treat Williams. Unfortunately I did not know who he was although he looked familiar. What a down to earth nice guy. He is a pilot as well so you know how that goes, had to talk about flying.

I am so tiered so I am going to bed good night.  


Here comes My Bro


Well it official.  My brother is going to move back out to Arizona.  Thank you Sedona for making his decision even easier.  My brother came out to visit first Portland and then Phoenix.  After coming out in near perfect conditions and reunited with Me and his other friends he has decided to come back out to the Grand Canyon State.  

Being based at home has allowed my workouts to be a lot more consistent.  I love getting off of work and getting to workout before I come home.  Commuting to work in a different city really does lower your quality of life.  I am not sure why people do it for their whole careers.  

Took the dogs for a walk after my workout and I think that, although he is far from cured, Sampson is doing better with seeing other dogs.  I am not sure he is ready to walk face to face on a small sidewalk but I do feel that he is making progress.  

I believe that it is time for some relaxation and some products from New Belgium Brewery.


Workout and Pipeline Porter


It was a great day!  Went to 24 Hour Fitness and worked out.  I was actually impressed to see one good Trainer.  Yesterday I was at different one and witness the worst set of Personal Trainers ever.  People watching is what gets me through these workouts.  I am normally scanning for the hot half-naked girls but most of the time I go at 10-11 am so that’s not exactly what I get to see.  I am normally looking at the oldest or biggest person in spandex.  Next it was time to relax.  I was hoping to go Mountain Biking but I was so tiered.  I choose to take the dogs for a 2 mile walk instead.

I have been working on some obedience issues with my Olde English Bully Sampson.  I think that the reading I have done is actually paying off.  He is being much better behaved during our walks and at home.  We walked about 2 miles and both Paddington and Sampson did great.

Now I am sitting dow and enjoying a Pipeline porter from Hawaii while writing this and watching at my awesome reef tank.

What are your favorite Beers?


Samuel Adams Winter Pack


Sam Adams has done it again. Here are 3 of the great beers in their winter pack. The chocolate bock is like dessert. The Black and Brew is amazing. Its like drinking a Starbucks coffee! The Old Fezzwig Ale is obviously lighter but full body and round with chocolate and toffee notes and hints cinnamon and ginger spices. All I can say is YUM.

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