February
19
2010

Famous Last Words

Throughout history
Last words often started with,
“Hey you! Hold my beer.”

Written by Captain Hops.

Thing of the day: Famous Last Words, Fond Farewells, Deathbed Diatribes, and Exclamations Upon Expiration

September
8
2009

Reading Presidential Biographies

Sharing a few pints
With history’s leading men
By the pub window

Written by Captain Hops.

References: I’ve taken up the challenge of reading a biography of every US President. I’m about to start Millard Fillmore. It turns out that presidential biographies go well with beer.

Thing of the day: Millard Fillmore: Biography of a President (Signature Series)

November
4
2008

Celebrate

Celebrate the chance
To engage in history
No matter your choice

Written by Captain Hops.

References: I’ve done my part. Now it’s time to curl up with a six pack and await the results.
Thing of the Day: The Summer of 1787: The Men Who Invented the Constitution

August
10
2008

Devotion

The two of us have
Been through so much together.
Me and my beer glass.

Written by Dave Undis.

Thing of the Day: Belgian Beer Glasses – Set of 6

July
27
2008

Moonshine… A real bar in Brooklyn

Rich in history
preserving the real Brooklyn
BBQ and beer

Written by sisterpoet

References: Moonshine Brooklyn, NY
Thing of the Day: Moonshine: Recipes * Tall Tales * Drinking Songs * Historical Stuff * Knee-Slappers *How to Make It * How to Drink It * Pleasin’ the Law * Recoverin’ the Next Day

June
23
2008

The Savannah Haunted Pub Crawl

Well into my cups
I hear my name whispered and
feel a sudden chill

Written by Captain Hops

References: Last week my wife and I stumbled upon the Haunted Pub Crawl in Savannah, Georgia. A spooky good time was had by all.
Thing of the Day: Haunted Savannah: The Official Guidebook to Savannah Haunted History Tour

SFM