European Grand Tour 1985, Part 2: In Luxembourg, I hit the ground crawling

European Grand Tour 1985, Part 2: In Luxembourg, I hit the ground crawling

Previously: European Grand Tour 1985, Part 1: Three months that shook my world. In retrospect, two relatively odd twists stand out about the inaugural European...
40 Years in Beer, Part Nine: The point of know return

40 Years in Beer, Part Nine: The point of know return

Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part Eight: The origins of a European travel (and beer) obsession. I went to Europe for three months in 1985...

Welcome to Nawbany, Episode 2: Knee deep in the hoopla

Roger has removed himself from active involvement in the local resistance movement because the retaliation isn’t worth it. But sometimes the sheer vapid inanity...

European Grand Tour 1985, Part 1: Three months that shook my world

1984 gets all the ink, but it was 1985 that changed me forever. There was no keeping me down on the farm after I’d...
40 Years in Beer, Part Eight: The origins of a European travel (and beer) obsession

40 Years in Beer, Part Eight: The origins of a European travel (and beer)...

Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part Seven: The K & H Forever (Heartland Adagio). In August I’ll be 62, and I’ve no idea how it...
The Next Train to Bamberg, Now Boarding at Common Haus Hall

The Next Train to Bamberg, Now Boarding at Common Haus Hall

The Next Train to Bamberg, Now Boarding at Common Haus Hall Common Haus Hall (134 Spring Street, Jeffersonville IN) is preparing for its grand opening...
<div>40 Years in Beer, Part Seven: The K & H Forever (Heartland Adagio)</div>

40 Years in Beer, Part Seven: The K & H Forever (Heartland Adagio)

1987: Pam, who bartended at the K & H. Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part Six: The K & H Forever (Lanesville Prelude). Americans weaned on...
<div>40 Years in Beer, Part Six: The K & H Forever (Lanesville Prelude)</div>

40 Years in Beer, Part Six: The K & H Forever (Lanesville Prelude)

Lanesville Heritage Weekend parade, 1985. Author’s photo. Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part 5: Those Scoreboard Daze of Old (Second Movement) Kicking off the sixth and...
Welcome to Nawbany, Episode 1: Let’s all fight for something, anything, whatever

Welcome to Nawbany, Episode 1: Let’s all fight for something, anything, whatever

The New Albany City Council’s current president is at-large councilman Jason Applegate, who on March 7 asked that “everyone keep the people of Ukraine...