One of the great achievements of modern society is the normalization of Santa visits at breweries. Maybe not the overwhelmingly obvious choice to past generations, these Sunday brunches have solved the age-old problem of "needing to take the child to visit Santa but also Daddy needs a drink." Brewers at 4001 Yancey was our destination … Continue reading Year 5, Day 289
Year 5, Day 260
Every year, around this time, Asheville's Highland Brewing releases their seasonal holiday beer, Cold Mountain, as well as a host of delicious varieties. It's an event we make room for annually, and today we brought not only Miles with us, but also (God help me) Brie, who after being on bedrest for almost two weeks … Continue reading Year 5, Day 260
Year 5, Day 220
Miles took part in a Halloween rock painting activity this weekend, and while he created several of his own mineral-based masterpieces, he also brought home a few that were a bit more professionally done. There was one in particular he was excited to show me. "It's you as a ghost," he said, "With a beer." … Continue reading Year 5, Day 220
Year 3, Day 280
Mommy: "What do we leave out for Santa?" Miles: "Huh." Mommy: "To eat. What does Santa eat?" Miles: "Cookies." Mommy: "What kind of cookies?" Miles: "Christmas cookies." Mommy: "And what does Santa drink?" Miles: "Beer."