Monthly Archives: May 2012


Saturday night Julie, Julie’s mom, and I went to Harvest, a NuLu restaurant that focuses on serving locally grown food, often within a 100 mile radius around Louisville. The walls of the restaurant are decorated with large portraits of the … Continue reading

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This video makes me want to put some miles on my bike. RT: Trackosaurus Rex

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A Day at the Races

Julie’s mom visiting proved to be a good occasion to visit Churchill Downs for the first time. Proud to say I left with the same amount of money in my pocket as when I got there.

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BBoy for Life

This new documentary from Nadus Films about break dancers in Guatemala City looks great. There’s still time to help back it on Kickstarter.

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Monocle x 3

Due to change-of-address delays, I’ve received 3 issues of Monocle this week. It usually takes me an entire month to read an issue cover to cover, so I’m a little overwhelmed by having so many fascinating features and thoughtful commentaries … Continue reading

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Cupping Counter Culture Coffee

As a sort of post-bachelor party my groomsmen and I went to Counter Culture Coffee’s headquarters/roastery in Durham for their weekly public cupping. Peter Giuliano, CCC’s Director of Coffee, led the cupping, walking us through the basic steps: fragrance, aroma, … Continue reading

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Wright on the Strange Story of Israel

“Whether you read the Old Testament as set out in most English Bibles from Genesis to Malachi or whether you read it in the Hebrew canon from Genesis  to Chronicles with the prophets in the middle, you are still left … Continue reading

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Kalita Wave Brewing: Intensive

Coffee guru Nick Cho has put together a fantastic little video about brewing filter coffee with the Kalita Wave. Warning: it gets a little technical.

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New Tallest Man on Earth track “1904”

Rolling Stone has an interview with Kristian Matsson about his new album and a free download of the first single, “1904”. I’ll be listening to this on repeat for a while. Download the new track here.

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The new Beach House album Bloom is heavenly. I’ve listened to it straight through 3 times today and counting.

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