Please Support My Brewery Kickstarter Campaign

My wife and I are starting a brewery with a taproom here in Canton, MI and we need your help. We have a few financial hurdles we need to get past to get our brewery open, so we’ve started a Kickstarter campaign. We’re offering great reward such as Mug Club memberships that offer $1 off each beer and your very own 20oz mug instead of a 16oz pint glass. You get more beer for less money! After the brewery Kickstarter campaign ends these mug club memberships will increase to $100, so be sure to sign up now.

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Snowing in Michigan

I am ready for spring damnit. 

Sunflower Seed Bread

Sunflower Seed Bread

This is sunflower seed bread from Europa Bakery in Chicago.  I was shopping in a local grocery store, Andy’s Fruit Ranch and noticed this unique specimen and picked it up.  SCORE!  This stuff is awesome and you should give it a try if you get the chance.

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I Quit the Juice Fast and Other News

I quit the juice fast on Day 6 but I plan on restarting again in mid-to-late April.

In other news I’m back in school and have enough client work that I am no longer taking on new clients.

My wife and I are about to start a new blog called for vegetarian travelers and it will also include our thoughts and experiences as new scooter owners.



Juice Fast Day + Small Meals Day 5

Now that I’m eating again my weight has gone up, but that’s expected since there is something in my colon now.  I had small meals yesterday and juice.  I even had dessert, but I’m going to cut out the dessert for a while.  I may start posting my meals in a few days.


Body Weight:  192.4 lbs.

Body Fat: 19.5%

Juice Fast Day 4

The juice fast is over.  I’m going to start eating small meals along with juicing and try to eliminate oil and cheese from my diet until I get to my goal weight of 165 lbs.  Maybe in April I’ll do a 3 or 10 day juice fast if I haven’t gotten down below 180 lbs by then.


Weight: 191.6 lbs.

Body Fat: 19.4%


Juice Fast Day 3

Yesterday (Saturday) was pretty rough because I was tired and getting hungry more often than I was on Friday.  I juiced about 5 times and drank several glasses of water and cups of herbal tea.  I’m at the point where I’m craving carrots and chick peas and not something like a bag of Munchos.  Wasabi flavored gum helped me overcome my desire to eat.

I managed to push though it and I’m feeling fine this morning.


Weight: 194.4 lbs

Body Fat: 19.9%

Lunch Day 2



Here is a photo of my lunch that includes celery, carrots, turnip greens, kelp and brussel sprouts.