I know it sounds kinda scary to say, but Halloween is my favorite American holiday. Or at least it tops the list of Holidays-With-No-Purpose — that is, celebrations that we all celebrate for no reason other than celebrating something. I mean, does anybody really care what Halloween’s all about? I realize there are lots of… Continue reading No Tricking: Here's an Altogether Ooky Grab-bag of Treats for Your Halloween
Eat fresh. Yes, I’m quoting the simplistic and simply cloying Subway ad campaign. I’m not sure it even makes sense, grammatically speaking (and I’m not the only one). But it’s nonetheless a not-unwise directive for healthy living. After all, when was the last time you ordered an Italian BMT, glanced at the contents, and returned it… Continue reading For Goodness’ Sake, Drink Fresh!
This week, Scribblskiff is like CNN, except sudsier. In other words, we’re all beer, all the time. Why? Well, as mentioned previously here, we are celebrating “Baltimore Beer Week” and decided that a single post’s worth of palaver wouldn’t do justice to the scale of this second-annual event. As a result, we’ve been offering one brief… Continue reading Bottle #4: When a Beer’s Like a Great Book
I’m not a thrill-seeker by nature. I don’t feel “the need for speed” when I get behind the wheel of my car, for instance. Frankly, driving bores me so much I go as fast as I can only in an effort to get from Point A to Point B in as little time possible. I’ve… Continue reading Seeking (and Finding) a Few Thrills With Some New, Offbeat Brews