Category: John Beck

Athlete. Artist. Agnostic. Humanist. Skeptic. Unfinished.

Maker's Mark Gift

Every year Maker’s Mark sends me a unique gift around the holidays.This year they sent me Maker’s Mark wrapping paper along with Maker’s Mark gift tags and Maker’s Mark ribbon. Thank you Maker’s Mark for the gift and thank you…

Canal's

I just got back from the liquor store. I purchased a bottle of Ciroc vodka. I use that for my delicious martinis. Other than that I got all ‘wintry’ beers, stouts. Samuel Adams Cream Stout, Samuel Smiths Oatmeal Stout and…

NetFlix Customer Service

2 weeks ago I added the Battlestar Galactica Season 3 six disc set to the top of my NetFlix queue. It was in order from disc 1 to disc 6. They sent disc 4 first. That’s no good, especially considering…

R.I.P. Josephine Guarnieri

After dinner at Amici’s tonight I have another viewing to go to. My Aunt Jo died. This is my second aunt to die in a week and a half. Here’s Aunt Jo’s obituary: Josephine Guarnieri Josephine Reno Guarnieri, 87, of…

Monday

Mike Murray was flying into Atlantic City Airport today and I had asked him if he would like me to pick him up. He agreed. Every time I go down to Atlantic City I always drive by the Pic-A-Lili. Since…

Nick Cave Teaterkoncerten

I was doing further research on that incredible stage production of Nick Cave’s “The Mercy Seat” and I found this: http://www.aarhusteater.dk/om_nick_cave_teaterkoncerten.asp I’m still doing further research but it looks like they have this entire theatrical performance based entirely on Nick…

The Mercy Seat

The Mercy Seat is one of my favorite songs by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Click the link to learn more about the song. I assembled some links to YouTube videos of various people covering song. It’s such an…

100,000 mile milestone

My car reached a milestone today, 100,000 miles. I got my Honda Civic brand new back in 1998. I am the only owner and nearly all 100,000 miles were driven by me. I’m happy to say that I had very…

Harry Bush

This guy called DeLorenzo’s today. He was asking what our hours were. I don’t think I ever answered him due to me laughing so hard. It’s these little things that I find most enjoyable.