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Kid Lit Pub Night, or is it Drink?

Friday, April 29th, 2011

First things first. I think it’s time I called it Kid Lit Drink Night, which was the original designation,  but I think because of my love affair with pubs, I subconsciously renamed it Pub Night. I will now officially recognize it as Drink Night, not worrying about offending recovering AA people, because, hey, we drink […]

Post-Conference Fire

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

I don’t think I’m alone when I say last weekend’s SCBWI Western Washington spring conference was better than ever. It sells out every year with over 400 attendees who come to see, hear, and interact with the  stellar faculty that is brought in. This year we were graced by the presence of best-selling authors like […]

Oak Leaf Brown Ale Recipe

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

Try this Ale rumored to be the favorite drink of Chelsea Football fans. It comes from one of my favorite home brew cookbooks, The Homebrewer’s Recipe Guide. I usually modify any recipe I come across, but this one is lovely as it is. 6 2/3 lbs. light malt extract 1 lb. crystal malt (80L or […]

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