My Motorcycle, Dirtbike & ATV History


The other day I was relaxing at the house, thinking about all the fun times and memories I’ve had over the years with my friends. Funny thing how many of those memories include a bike or a quad. Literally from elementary school to high school to the “Party Years” to being married and having kids of my own, which by…

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barbacoa beef

Barbacoa Beef


Get ready for some amazingly tender and super tasty Barbacoa beef.  You’ll be able to make better Barbacoa than most  restaurants by following this simple recipe. It cooks to perfection.  Just look at these street style tacos, you know you want one. Thank you, I’ll have another… Barbacoa Beef That Is This beef is going to come out tasting great…

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Planning A Trip To Espana


Ah, Beautiful Espana with Wines and Tapas or Pintxos (pinchos) if your in the Basque Country, and don’t forget the Bulls. Nicole and I have been talking about visiting the Iberian peninsula for at least the past 3 years, however we just never committed.  It was just to easy to keep the status-quo vacation themes running which consisted or OBX…

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Scottish Ale Bread


First things first, I’m only calling this Scottish Ale Bread because the beer happens to be from Scotland. This is very tasty bread.   The Bellhaven Scottish Ale has strong flavors which really modify the bread flavor to near perfection. What’s In It Here’s all the ingredients. Salt, Flour, Yeast, Ale and Oats sprinkled on top before baking. Here’s the…

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Instagram Is On Fire


You may not know this but I’m a huge fan of craft beer and homebrewing. Here’s a brief note about my @TwistedHops Instagram account. I like to put things simple, and simply put beer is social. Alcoholic beverages are social. Beer Is Social Beer in itself is a very social beverage. For decades, no, make that centuries, friends and families…

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Tongue & Groove Plane by Lie-Nielsen


After deciding to build the Dutch tool chest and the thought of making it with only traditional hand tools led me to buying this plane.  Old school design with new school quality. Lie-Nielsen has done a wonderful job of recreating this tongue and groove plane. They’ve put their quality touch on it and the 1 piece blade design is something…

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