Heyyyy, happy 4th of July, folks! Low Commander here to dust off the old Beer Barrel and hopefully wet your whistles for the incredible day of BBQing, blowing shit up and straight up shameless DRANKIN'. 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays, (mostly because I am not a
First of all a quick apology as Sunday Gravy is on a one week hiatus, it will return next week in it's regular time frame. Trust me, next week is going to be an INSANE episode of Sunday Gravy and I can't wait to throw that fucker down.
Banner image courtesy of the legendary Ralph Steadman.
Turn off your mind, relax and just float along with me.
Maybe it was the 50 grams of high grade edible pot or maybe it was the terribly (we'll get to that ) overpriced beers but what started out was a simple idea, I'm
So, on November 17th, I was supposed to undergo my second colonoscopy in two months.
Because of a previous bout of kidney failure - involving a viral infection, 40 lost pounds, and organ function bad enough to be considered for a transplant - I have been on a five-year cycle of
On Saturday 10-21-17 through Tuesday 10-24-17, I fulfilled a major goal and visited Minneapolis to see a Vikings game and to just as importantly see the new US Bank Stadium.
Holy fucking shit kids. This stadium is incredible.
Some of the reasons for choosing this weekend was; it was right around my
On Sept. 20 María, category 5 (the highest), tore through Puerto Rico with winds over 175 mph. I took this picture when the storm was leaving; both 25 ft. palm trees were uprooted to the left, and fronds are blowing to the right.
Hurricane María parked, in the middle of Puerto
First things up, hope everyone in the way of all the hurricanes, and it's unfortunate I have to say hurricanes as in plural, is safe and accounted for, with as little stress and property damage and loss as we could possibly hope for. And also the ones on the way.
Though somehow the fifth sixth fifth a top ten most populous American city, Phoenix is yet to produce a Boots on the Ground feature for [DFO]. Can you believe this? I mean, San Diego has one and I'm pretty sure they don't even have a team! So I wanted to use
Ladies, Gentlemen and Beings of Inconceivable Horror, welcome to yet another guest edition of the Beer Barrel without Make It Snow. I am Low Commander of the Super Soldiers and much like Mattingly's sideburns, you just can't get rid of me. But fear not, for I have an extra special edition
(Electric Boogaloo didn't quite cut it, nor did The Quickening. Maybe Back 2 Tha Hood but that doesn't work for Greenpoint, too hipster… where was I? Oh yeah.)
So another year, another expo, another evening and following day of gastrointestinal discomfort, all that good stuff. I don't have to give as
Hey folks, and welcome from the aftermath of the Lehigh Valley Chili Cook Off, held just offshore of the majestic Lehigh River, near these monstrosities:
These giant industrial beauties are what remains of the once-proud Bethlehem Steel plant, and they used to produce a truly inspiring amount of local pollution so
Ni hao ma, ladies and gents? Friendly neighborhood Senor Weaselo here, back from a whirlwind holiday adventure throughout China. Whirlwind in that I might still be slightly jet lagged (13 hour time difference) and whirlwind because I had to keep a log to make sure I knew what city I was