Whiskey Dream – Widow Jane

I have a friend who raves about Widow Jane. He will drink it over pretty much anything else. For me, the finish is too sharp, making this bourbon too harsh for me to really enjoy – which at $70 per bottle, is a bummer.

Widow Jane for me is the perfect example of how a bourbon can pick up too much sharpness once its left in the barrel too long – which is what this tastes like to me. I wanted to enjoy it, I just couldn’t get over the finish.

For me, this is a let down at a 45/100.

So, why does it rank lower than Jack? The main reason for me is I am factoring in the price to enjoyment. Jack doesn’t taste good to me anymore – but I don’t really feel like I wasted any money for the bottle sitting on the shelf because I know someone will use it in a mixer. Widow Jane is too expensive to use in a mixed drink – but I can’t really enjoy it with a splash of water or over ice – which makes me feel like I wasted my money.

Pros

  • If you like notes of cherry with a strong tannic finish this whiskey is for you.

Cons:

  • Expensive.
  • For me, the price to enjoyment were out of sync.

BottleScorePrice
Basil Hayden's75$35 / 750ml
Eagle Rare 10 Year Old Bourbon75$35 / 750ml
Gentleman Jack65$35 / 750ml
Jack Daniels`51$25 / 750ml
Widow Jane45$70 / 750ml
Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey10$20 / 750ml
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Zombie Movies – Trench 11

I stumbled on Trench 11 by accident.

Let’s start off with what Trench 11 is and isn’t. It’s a non traditional zombie movie where the zombies are “infected” and turn violent and aggressive, or as their creator states, they just want to fornicate, or drink. More on that later.

If you are looking for a well made movie that has a good plot, but maybe starts off a little slow, this is a good flick for you. If you are looking for hordes of the undead being mowed down by machine guns, not so much.

There are actually very few zombies in the movie, but Trench 11 was a good action/horror/thriller, and it hid a few little surprises. If you watch carefully you will catch a few different references that point to the fact that the outbreak is already happening. Let me know if you caught it in the comments.

Overall, not a classic zombie movie, but a solid movie for a slow Saturday night. Trench 11 gets a 66/100.

ReviewYearScoreType
Zombieland2010100Comedy / Action
Shaun Of The Dead200481Comedy / Action
The Dead 2: India201570Action / Infection
Trench 11201766Action / Horror
Zoombies201665Awesomely Bad
Disaster L.A.201450Action
Dead 7201631Action / Infection
Pandemic201630Action / Infection
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Undead Kmiss Day 16 – (Evo App-Connected Coding Robot)

My family started out as blue color workers. One side of the family was roofers, the other worked at various industrial plants, but everyone worked with their hands until my generation. Having grown up in a blue collar family taught me some important values. Heard work pays off, and so does honesty. Work hard and do the right thing and people will recognize that. At the same time many of those blue collar jobs just don’t exist anymore. The chemical plants my father worked in are heavily automated now and roofing takes a massive toll on your body.

So what does this have to do with anything? It mostly has to do with my kids and my nieces and nephews. Technology is the future, and the sooner you get your young ones coding and working with some kind of programming, the better off they will be, which is why I love this Evo App-Connected Coding Robot. It is a toy that is fun and challenging, and makes the learning how to think about how to string commands together to get the Robot to do what you want it to.

I wish this was available when I was a kid. This Evo App-Connected Coding Robot is way more fun than the Timex Sinclair TS1000, which was the first computer I ever tried to do anything with.

Set your loved ones on a path of learning and discovery with this Evo App-Connected Coding Robot.

  • Meet Evo – An award-winning coding robot that unleashes your inner creator (ages 9+, Beginner to Master coding)
  • Ready to Roll – Arrives assembled and ready to play with app games and two ways to code
  • App-Connected – Level up and unlock upgrades with Evo as you make creations and play games like OzoLaunch (Works with most iOS & Android devices)
  • Two Ways to Code – Code Evo online with the OzoBlockly editor or screen-free with the stroke of a Color Code marker
  • Updatable – Unlock upgrades like new Evo avatars and bonus games the more you play
  • Grows With You – Track your STEAM skills, connect with friends, and find infinite creative ideas in the app
  • Features: Sound System, iOS/Android App, Bluetooth Smart, Proximity and Optical Sensors, LED Lights, Secure (COPPA & GDPR), Strong, Polycarbonate Shell, Online Activity Library
  • In the Box: 1 Evo robot, Experience Pack (with STEAM challenges), 4 Color Code markers, Quick Start Guide, USB charger
DaySurvival GearCategoryEstimated Cost
Undead Kmiss
Day 16
Evo App-Connected Coding RobotHoliday Gifts$100
Undead Kmiss
Day 15
EnacFire E18 Wireless EarbudsHoliday Gifts$46
Undead Kmiss
Day 14
FujiFilm Mini 9 Instant CameraHoliday Gifts$120
Undead Kmiss
Day 13
Nerf N-Force Toy SwordHoliday Gifts$15
Undead Kmiss
Day 12
DEWALT 20V MAX 4-Tool Combo KitHoliday Gifts$249
Undead Kmiss
Day 11
Nintendo SwitchHoliday Gifts$299
Undead Kmiss
Day 10
Milk FrotherHoliday Gifts$38
Undead Kmiss
Day 9
Qwixx – A Fast Family Dice GameHoliday Gifts$17
Undead Kmiss
Day 8
Anki Overdrive KitHoliday Gifts$140
Undead Kmiss
Day 7
Game Of Thrones TankardHoliday Gifts$75
Undead Kmiss
Day 6
Microsoft Surface Laptop 2Holiday Gifts$1600 - $3200
Undead Kmiss
Day 5
Inventor KitHoliday Gifts$150
Undead Kmiss
Day 4
Fire HD 8 TabletHoliday Gifts$80
Undead Kmiss
Day 3
Long Hooded BathrobeHoliday Gifts$55
Undead Kmiss
Day 2
Die Hard Movie CollectionHoliday Gifts$25
Undead Kmiss
Day 1
YETI 64oz RamblerHoliday Gifts$60

“Survival Day 320”

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Friday – Beer For Dinner

Yep, that sounds about right…

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My Team – Loaded For Zombie Bears

Extended magazine – check.

Backup pistol – check.

Extra mags – check.

My team – every time.

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Trump – Attacking The 1st Ammendment

Trump was supposed to be for the middle class. He was supposed to be so rich he couldn’t be swayed by petty politics.

What a load of horse crap he sold us before he was elected.

Now he attacks our constitution and weakens our nation at every turn.

Why does Trump hate the 1st amendment? What is Trump so afraid of?

Save our nation, call your representatives and tell them you support the press, the 1st amendment, and want the Mueller probe to be completed.

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Zombie Movies – Zombieland (2009)

It is hard to believe that Zombieland is now almost ten years old. It is still my all time favorite zombie/comedy, which is why it gets a 100/100 score. I highly recommend Zombieland , especially if you are introducing the genre to someone who isn’t sure if they like it. Zombie movies aren’t just about people getting their faces eaten off – its also about accidentally killing Bill Murray. 

I like to think of Zombieland as the sweet red wine my friends used to introduce me to alcohol. I went to a Baptist college so there wasn’t a lot of drinking. So they got me hooked on the stuff that was sweet and light before they pulled out the tequila and whiskey.

Zombieland really does have a little bit of everything. It has zombies and great action scenes, a love story, and a buddy/buddy movie all wrapped into one.

If you didn’t like Zombieland your probably a shuffling undead corpse already.

ReviewYearScoreType
Zombieland2010100Comedy / Action
Shaun Of The Dead200481Comedy / Action
The Dead 2: India201570Action / Infection
Trench 11201766Action / Horror
Zoombies201665Awesomely Bad
Disaster L.A.201450Action
Dead 7201631Action / Infection
Pandemic201630Action / Infection
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Undead Kmiss Day 15 – (EnacFire E18 Wireless Earbuds)

All my boys want Wireless Earbuds for the holidays. I have to be honest though, my boys lose things, they also break things. That makes me a little cautious when buying small, breakable, and very expensive presents for them. (Sorry guys, its the truth.) So I started to do some research on the best Wireless Earbuds comparing cost and features. The hands down winner after looking at a lot of Wireless Earbuds was these ENACFIRE E18 Wireless Earbuds. They have great play time, audio quality, and best of all, they are at a great price point. Sorry Apple, there is no way I’m buying $160 earbuds when these ENACFIRE E18 Wireless Earbuds are less than a third of the price.

  • You don’t need any skills to use earbuds. They are easy to connect as they are available for a connection whenever they are on unlike the traditional earbuds which you have to click the power button to have them ready for connection. In a matter of seconds, you are in your euphonic music world.
  • E18 ensure that you don’t miss any part or component of your music. The Bass from the amazing earbuds is to the standards and recommendable for your ear safety. The music output is HD stereo audio that will make not want to quit listening. The level of the output for our earbuds earphones is to the recommended health standards.
  • You will never worry about wire tangles while on wireless earphones as they use no wire connections at all and the connection is strong for a 33 ft. distance. EnacFire E18 wireless earbuds justify the new revolution in your music output experience. As long as your device is within the range, we guarantee you quality music better than the wire embedded earphones
  • EnacFire E18 wireless earbuds can last for over 3.5 hours to 4 hours’ music playtime on a single charge. While on the go charging case the super musical earbuds power can last up to 15 hours. You can go for a day without power shortage thus sufficient music joy all through your day activities.
  • EnacFire E18 wireless earbuds are designed to comfortably fit in your ear, in-ear design. The eartips are in three distinctive sizes, and we assure you to get your favorable sizes. The super musical outputs are light and comfortable to wear for long hours with no pain. They fit securely, not easy to fall from ears without recognition. They easily blend with your body thus hardly recognized.
DaySurvival GearCategoryEstimated Cost
Undead Kmiss
Day 15
EnacFire E18 Wireless EarbudsHoliday Gifts$46
Undead Kmiss
Day 14
FujiFilm Mini 9 Instant CameraHoliday Gifts$120
Undead Kmiss
Day 13
Nerf N-Force Toy SwordHoliday Gifts$15
Undead Kmiss
Day 12
DEWALT 20V MAX 4-Tool Combo KitHoliday Gifts$249
Undead Kmiss
Day 11
Nintendo SwitchHoliday Gifts$299
Undead Kmiss
Day 10
Milk FrotherHoliday Gifts$38
Undead Kmiss
Day 9
Qwixx – A Fast Family Dice GameHoliday Gifts$17
Undead Kmiss
Day 8
Anki Overdrive KitHoliday Gifts$140
Undead Kmiss
Day 7
Game Of Thrones TankardHoliday Gifts$75
Undead Kmiss
Day 6
Microsoft Surface Laptop 2Holiday Gifts$1600 - $3200
Undead Kmiss
Day 5
Inventor KitHoliday Gifts$150
Undead Kmiss
Day 4
Fire HD 8 TabletHoliday Gifts$80
Undead Kmiss
Day 3
Long Hooded BathrobeHoliday Gifts$55
Undead Kmiss
Day 2
Die Hard Movie CollectionHoliday Gifts$25
Undead Kmiss
Day 1
YETI 64oz RamblerHoliday Gifts$60

“Survival Day 319”

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Ouch – Deciding Too Late Not To Jump

This cuts off too soon, I’m hoping she landed in the water with just a little ouchy.

On the flip side, its is freezing cold here right now and I just can’t stop looking at that water.

I love the winter, but taking a swim in the sun sounds really good right now.

 

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My Team – Speed Loader

Do you see all those Shell Holders on her belt? Each of those shells represents at least one zombie down! If you can carry a load out like that and shoot like her, you get a ticket to My Team when the ZA starts without me blinking an eye. Welcome aboard…

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