Monthly Archives: January 2012

Visitor’s guide to San Jose

San Jose, CA, USA So let us assume for a moment that you are not a video game and / or D&D junkie (and you remember things like corkscrews when bringing over bottles of wine to your friend’s house).  Barring … Continue reading

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Wine… From Bananas!

More from the Grog Files: In this installment of our adventures in international drinking we explore wine made purely from bananas and blueberries in the Cook Islands.  We also sample the beer they ferment on this tropical island. Oh yes, … Continue reading

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Bring Forth The Multi-Sided Dice

San Jose, CA, USA When in San Jose Greg likes to party.  He likes to party a lot. But perhaps we should take a moment to define this word, as its meaning could be somewhat…skewed depending on your perspective and … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Way?

San Jose, CA, USA San Jose is Greg’s home town.  Many of you have been told, by Greg himself even, that it’s San Francisco but it isn’t.  Why were you misled? You see, the San Francisco Bay Area is huge.  … Continue reading

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Is it worth it to go home?

Enroute San Jose, CA, USA It provides us with endless amusement that after all the places we’ve sailed to, all the countries we’ve travelled around by boat, that we’ve flown into and out of Auckland, New Zealand…the “City of Sails.” … Continue reading

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Breath Test FAIL!

Auckland, New Zealand Since the topic of drinking came up a few times over the past few entries let’s let Greg share with you a little story about something that happened to us in New Zealand and an important lesson … Continue reading

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Looking for a Good Time

Auckland, New Zealand So when you’re done eating ridiculously good food and celebrating the holidays by watching explosives detonate over the main business district for New Years or just strolling around and being overtly assaulted by the beautiful scenery and … Continue reading

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Grog Files Uncorked!

As promised, here is the first installment of our adventures in international drinking! Anyone wanting to join us as we taste our way around the planet need only click on the “grog files” tab in the navigation bar. Or, just … Continue reading

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