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Drinking an IPA with the OPA

Focal Banger by The Alchemist brewery. Al picked this one up for me and he’s right. This is a damn fine hazy IPA. Probably the best I’ve had. A good mix of piney and tropical without overpowering either. 🍻



Back in January I paid off my last consumer debt. Now with that settled I decided to reinvest more towards retirement. After a deep dive into YouTube I discovered the work of John Bogle and the creation of Vanguard’s index funds and being a proponent of the three fund portfolio. US total index fund, ex-US Index fund and bonds.


Avocado toast

Artisan sourdough avocado and a sprinkle of Trader Joe’s 21 Seasoning Salute.