In today’s Wall Street Journal, Wendy Wang of the Institute for Family Studies, writes about the idea that school, work, marriage, and childbearing form a sequence that leads to success. She claims that growing up in the Asian culture this sequence was common knowledge. She urges that we share this secret with poor and working-class communities here in the US. I heartily agree. Spread the word.
Last night my wife and I watched Steel Magnolias (1989). I became interested in the movie after listening to a Garden & Gun podcast that featured it. The movie was released in 1989, but I can’t remember watching it. I always considered it a chick-flick. It was a cute movie. As a parent I found it sad, because your worst nightmare is always having one of your children die.
Last night I enhanced my bar tending skills by making my first Sazerac at home. I found a recipe for the quintessential Southern cocktail at Thirstysouth.com. I settled on this recipe after doing some research on the web and realizing that it was the best match for my bar tending abilities.
I spent an hour on Friday night at my local Total Wine store purchasing the ingredients. I chose a nice rye bourbon and splurged on the Lucid Absinthe because I read a good review about it.
Considering first attempts always leave room for improvement, I enjoyed the results. To me a Sazerac is a very aromatic drink. Every sip has a different flavor and smell than the previous. I enjoyed it and I look forwarded to enjoying many more in the future.
We watched Jumanji this week. I thought it was really a fun movie. Jack Black stole the show as Bethany.
One of the reasons for setting up a blog again is to keep learning new things. I enjoy learning.
This blog is privately hosted, so I have to learn the host management software. I’ve had moderate success.
WordPress is also something I’m slowly learning. There is also a WordPress app for my phone which is a nice tool.
Stay tuned for more.
I’ll definitely be watching this movie
Tonight I’m drinking Bear Gully Classic from Winter Park, Florida.
Since today is Down Syndrome Day, I have to post a picture of my son. He’s a pure joy. #worlddownsyndromeday
Welcome to my new blog.
Happy Down Syndrome Awareness Day. I have a 22 year old son who was born with Down Syndrome. He is pure joy.