Laumière Superfood Parfait Collection

Laumière Superfood Parfait Collection

I recently had an opportunity to try a box from Laumière Gourmet Fruits which is a luxury food brand that offers premium fruit-based products in several gift box formats. You can find them on the web at All of their products contain no refined sugar, preservatives, colorings or artificial flavors. They are preservatives free, gluten-free, soy-free & dairy-free and are also suitable for vegetarians and vegans if you’re into that sort of thing. My Superfood Parfait … Continue reading

The WWF Mount Rushmore – Round 2 – Episode 15

Episode 15

Chewie is joined by fellow 406er Pip to talk about their all time favorite WWE / WWF wrestlers. This is the podcast / vlog that they’ve been talking about for years now. It’s the first of (hopefully) many in this two man format. NOTE: the video is sort of choppy but audio is perfect. We’re looking into converting this into an audio only podcast format. Stay tuned! You know how this goes… subscribe on YouTube, comment, … Continue reading

Getting Back To ‘Normal’ – Movie Night ‘RV’ – Episode 14

Episode 14

It’s Memorial Day weekend and Chewie talks about getting back to some version of ‘normal’ after the COVID-19 lockdowns with a neighbor movie night to watch the 2006 Robin Williams flick RV. You know how this goes… subscribe on YouTube, comment, like, share, etc. Here’s to you friends!

The WWF Mount Rushmore – All Time Greatest – Episode 13

Episode 13

Chewie talks about his all time favorite WWE / WWF wrestlers and why his beard looks so silly. Also… I’m THRILLED to report that my brother Pip is going to join me on an upcoming episode to re-do this list and to give you his thoughts – stay tuned! You know how this goes… subscribe on YouTube, comment, like, share, etc. Here’s to you friends!

‘Mad World’ 2020 Cover

Diva and Curt Smith - Mad World

In my last post I commented on how life sort of seems to give you what you need at the moment. I ran across this video just recently of Tears for Fears bassist Curt Smith and his daughter Diva singing “Mad World”. The song was originally recorded in 1982 written by Roland Orzabal and sung by Smith. This version, stripped down and much slower, was covered by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules for the film … Continue reading

Fear is the New Normal – The Compassion of Compromise

Anxiety About Reopening

It’s amazing how things work out sometimes. Was just going through my Twitter timeline and ran across this tweet: How’s everyone’s optimism level today vs a month ago? It does feel like we’re going to get through this, but I know there’s been a lot of damage done. Talk of sports coming back helps to give us something else to look at. — Rod Bluhm (@CLERodB) May 15, 2020 I thought about it for a … Continue reading

Make Your Bed by Admiral William H. McRaven

Make Your Bed

If you’re looking at the dates of my Book Reviews you’ll notice something… strange. While I read quite a bit, I haven’t done a book review here on the blog in over FOUR years. That’s really sort of strange, but it speaks to type of reading I’ve been doing. I do a lot of Internet browsing / reading but it’s been forever since I sat down and just… read. That changes a few months back … Continue reading