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I'm not changing political parties

The Democrats Can't Stop Using the Same Broken Playbook by Drew Magary is worth a read. "It’s an enraging time to be an American, and one of the most frustrating things about it is that the opposition party—the only one with the money and infrastructure to take on a Republican party that is now a de facto criminal enterprise—still leads and

Nevadans deserve better than Dean Heller

I want to share a brief story in light of the school shooting that happened today in Florida. This is from several years ago. Long enough, in fact, and in a horrible enough situation that I can't honestly remember which school shooting it was directly after. In my mind, it was after Sandy Hook. Maybe it was, maybe it wasn't. Enough of these

Wheeler Peak 2017

Wheeler Peak is the second-highest point in Nevada. Some will argue that it counts as the highest peak because Boundary Peak's prominence isn't enough to qualify it as an actual mountain. I don't really care. The trip to Boundary Peak the week prior to this was set up largely because we already had this trip on the calendar. Chad was looking to

Boundary Peak 2017

Way back in 2015, back when I figured I should be doing as many badass things as humanly possible to get myself ready to do more badass things, I got together with a small group of people to climb Boundary Peak. It was challenging, and maybe almost broke me. Which is fine. It's what I was looking for. Since then, I have decided that I should be

Craft breweries getting jammed by distributors

Let's talk about beer for a bit. I like it and drink it regularly. I particularly like beer that comes from small breweries. If the breweries are not small, that's only because they have very recently built their business from pretty close to nothing by making good, quality beers that fit with what people are now calling "craft beers." Nevada has