Scribbleskiff is sitting in dry dock at the moment (sadly, though, not this one), for the first time in more than a year. We’re taking a little time to clear out the scuppers, so to speak, to restock supplies, and chart new courses. We’ve got our eyes fixed on the wave of new summer beers rolling in, for instance, as well as a beer “brewed especially for food” (can’t wait to find out what that means). There are also plenty of bands to encounter, sirening their songs along the way, and a concert or two to review, as well as new books worth discovering and some old ones to dig up and revisit. And much, much more.
So, we’ll be back next week with a fresh stock of aimless writing intended to distract you from your daily routine. Until then, here are a few of the most-read posts, in each category, from the past year. If you are a faithful reader, then you may enjoy having the chance to riffle through them again. If you have never read Scribbleskiff, then these will be new to you. Enjoy!
Wines for Beer Drinkers
Want Good Beer? It’s in the Can!
Who Cares What the Calendar Says, It’s Time to ‘Drink’ Spring
So Little Poetry in Poetry
The Use of Used Bookstores
The Everyday Essentialness of Issa
Indie Summer Songs
Songs to Play to Start Your Day
Infidels, Excess, and Howe: More Recollections from the Record Collection
So, there you have it. As always, let us know what you think. Do you have a favorite Scribbleskiff post? Or is there something new you want to read about? Let us know by leaving a comment below.
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