Archive for October, 2014


The Classic Martini

The Martini is the quintessential cocktail, truly a Rock Star among cocktails, and unfortunately greatly misunderstood today. It is amazing how many “upscale” establishments make somewhat mediocre Martinis. Gin, Vermouth, and a Garnish A Martini is Gin, Vermouth, and a Garnish – yes, there are some “allowable” variations (even if you are not James Bond), […]

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A Mission from God, Blues Brothers Style: Kenneth G. Hartman

I met Kenneth G. Hartman at a security event in Madison in a few years ago and we’ve stayed in touch. I’m impressed with his creative approach to security as well as life, and he’s definitely provided great input for this site. Ken also jumped at the opportunity to write a guest post, and it’s […]

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Comfortable with Uncomfortable: geek2great

I ran into Keith Croxford and his excellent geek2great (Because ‘Average’ is Overrated!) recently online and am so happy he decided to contribute. Also check out his superb videos here! Let’s a take wild guess and assume that your daily schedule resembles a Python script called by Cron. Ok, maybe not Python, I like Python. […]

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The Aviation Cocktail – A Stunner!

The first time I had an Aviation was after I had a great gym workout, biked 50 miles (occasionally I’m fit), taken a rapid shower and driven about an hour to Local 188 (recommended) in Portland Maine to meet Soccer Chick. We’d been trying to get together for a while, and since my schedule isn’t […]

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Rapid Change: Punctuated Equilibruim

Part 2 of 4 part series on change (Part One Here) Change is inevitable, usually it’s slow/gradual, but it can be very fast at times. Fast Change can Rock Your World! In Part One we talked about how you are evolving, you are changing, whether you realize it or not. I’d suggest you go read […]

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