Joe Beernink

Monthly Archives: December 2015

I know they’re been around for a while now, but I only recently discovered The Pretty Reckless, a band fronted by the incredible voice of Taylor Momsen. They’re definitely more in the hard rock / metal side, and some people won’t appreciated their lyrics or their videos. But, damn, do they know how to rock. Here’s my current favorite song, an anthem called House on the Hill, and one of their rockin… Read More

What would the end of a year be without an end of the year blog entry? Well, actually, it would be 2014, where I didn’t blog about what happened in 2014 until January 2015, because, well there were so many secrets and all. But as far as I know, I don’t have any big secrets pending right now, so I decided it was a good time to do the whole recap thing… Read More

Today, John Scalzi went all political talking about Donald Trump and the madness that is the idea of Trump ever becoming President. I meant to just post a link to his article on Facebook, but one thing led to another, and my short intro to the article turned into an essay, and a response to someone’s support of Trump turned into another essay. For posterity’s purpose, here is my original Facebook posting… Read More

I think it’s a constitutional requirement in the US that every home owner, once in their lifetime, must subject themselves to a kitchen remodel while living in the house. When we bought this house back in January, we knew that the kitchen was poorly laid out, and that the appliances, were not quite what we wanted. The range-top took up half the small island, and took a good twenty to thirty minutes… Read More