Day 140


Long day at work winding down...

Hard to believe it's now 20 weeks of WFH.

Day 138

Firestone Walker
Stickee Monkey 2017

Last Saturday's post tractor work reward. Kinda strong, so we split it three ways.

Day 133

Oh Black
Black lager

A cool evening here, with a good beer and some light reading.

Day 131

East Cliff Brewing
Duke Nut Brown
English style brown ale

Worn out after a day of tractor work, so I picked up a mini-growler of this and a burger. Not as sweet as many browns, which makes it good for summer evenings.

Day 130

Westbrook Brewing
It's Tiki Time!
Fruited sour

Wotta day. Wildfire scare (yay for fast response!), recalcitrant tractors (I knocked the starter interlock wire loose), lots of mowing and trail clearing. I'm hot tired dirty smelly thirsty, and this tastes so good as I finally collapse into a chair on the laser deck to watch the evening sun.

Day 128

Discretion Brewing
Oh Black
Black lager

Online attitude adjustment time!

Day 127

Firestone Walker
Hazy session IPA

Sitting in the deck, listening to a friend's acoustic music livestream.

Day 124

Fort George
Cathedral Tree

An excellent yesterday. 9.5 km in about 8 hours. involves a lot of sitting around drinking beer, but this was unusual slow even by our standards. Mid-afternoon was a bit warm, about 28°C. Cathedral Tree was cooling for the humans. Doggo1 and Doggo2 found a stank-ass mud hole which made them just as happy. Later we visited a stream so they could rinse off.

Day 125

Firestone Walker
Luponic Distortion #16

Sitting on the deck on a concall with Taiwan that ain't going nowhere. My counterpart already agreed but chat that we'll connect tomorrow, no bosses involved. Should take us less than an hour to solved this.

Day 121

Firestone Walker
Session Hazy IPA

It's Zoom pub night. I tend to slam a lot of beers during these, so it's good to have something low ABV for these evenings.

Day 119

Icicle Brewing
Dark Persuasion
Chocolate Stout

Oddly chilly for this time of year here in Yurtville. So it seemed the right time to break out something warming. And I accidentally seem to have consumed four of them. Night night.

Day 117

Oskar Blues
Dale's Pale Ale

An old standby, tasty on a not-as-hot-as-last-night-but-still-hot evening.

There is a junco in the tree nearby attempting to have an argument with Ray Wylie Hubbard's"Mississippi Flush", currently playing on the speaker.

For Americans

This is a good time to remind everyone that you should check your voter registration status. You don't want to show up to vote and discover that the Republicans have removed you from the rolls. Here in Michigan I can check at the Secretary of State Web site, get my voting location, check on whether my absentee ballot has been sent, and then check that is has been received and counted. You can't be too careful, and perhaps your state has something similar.


Day 116

Firestone Walker
Luponic Distortion #16

How they got this too taste so fruity using just hops it's beyond me. But it's 11:30pm and still well about 23° C and I've been drinking ice cold ones for 5 hours now. Might be time to go to bed.

Day 114

Hazy Wonder

Damn and hazy. Cold on a hot evening.

Day 112

Lost Coast

Somewhere along the way I skipped a day, maybe two. Anyway, this adjusts the count correctly since Day 0 of our local lockdown (March 17th). Sometimes I feel like The Prisoner Of Covid, tallying the days on the cell wall and tapping out messages on the bars to fellow prisoners who are never seen.

Day 108

Atlanta Brewing
Hartsfield IPA

The last of @Ethan_drinking 's six-pack shipment. Ice cold and super tasty on a warm evening.

Day 107

Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing
Admiral Smash
Single hop pale ale

Sorry for the lack of beer posting - so many bummers in the past few weeks, topped off by having to cancel Yurtville Weekend 2020, our annual music festival, due to coronavirus. Hadn't left much energy for socializing.

Currently loafing in Lower Loop, a round flat spot with oaks instead of redwoods, mostly unimproved except a picnic table we dropped here years ago. Great evening sun here!

Day 102

Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing
Damn Right!
Vanilla milkshake IPA

I am unenthused by this one. It's ok, but a bit too much like cream soda.

Fairly successful day, though. Mowed roads until the tractor overheated. Diagnosis: radiator screen clogged with great clippings. Knocked off to hang around the neighbor's fire at a social distance BBQ.

Day 101

Day Time
Session ale

Long, hot day. The future office yurt was delivered and unloaded. Now it's time for lazy ass porch sitting on the stage. Nice sunset tonight.

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