4 predictions for Celebrity Big Brother (U.S), including who’ll win

So, in a blog last week, I took a guess at the incoming Celebrity Big Brother house guests and whiffed gloriously. I didn’t get a one right, and you know … Continue reading 4 predictions for Celebrity Big Brother (U.S), including who’ll win

Amazon Go vs. Walmart grocery pickup + my first-ever podcast

Among the big developments this weekend, I created a podcast. Note that I didn’t say I created an awesome podcast; rather, I created an audio file of me talking that … Continue reading Amazon Go vs. Walmart grocery pickup + my first-ever podcast

Here’s who I think will be in the Celebrity Big Brother (U.S.) house

What if I told you that I knew who was going to be in the Celebrity Big Brother house come February 7 on CBS? I’d be a liar, that’s what. … Continue reading Here’s who I think will be in the Celebrity Big Brother (U.S.) house

Yankee potato soup recipe cures what ails you — and it’s stupid easy

Everybody should have three or four dishes they can whip up from memory. They don’t have to be fancy. In fact, this time of year, comfort food rules the roost, … Continue reading Yankee potato soup recipe cures what ails you — and it’s stupid easy

Best new contemporary jazz sound comes from sax player Justin Young

This is a totally self-serving post. But if you enjoy contemporary jazz or smooth jazz and haven’t given saxophonist Justin Young a listen, do yourself a favor and check out … Continue reading Best new contemporary jazz sound comes from sax player Justin Young

Cover songs on YouTube: What worked in 2017; My strategy for 2018

I’m uploading my first cover song of 2018 to my YouTube channel, a piano version of the Camila Cabello smash,”Havana.” I plan to be a lot more active with cover … Continue reading Cover songs on YouTube: What worked in 2017; My strategy for 2018

Breaking yacht rock news: Steely Dan announces 2018 tour

The patron band of yacht rock, Steely Dan, will be smooth sailing into a town near you in 2018. Probably. Nearly 40 tour dates were announced Monday, and there was … Continue reading Breaking yacht rock news: Steely Dan announces 2018 tour

Smooth grooves: Your 2018 yacht rock concert calendar

As is the name of my blog, “Yacht Rock & Me,” I am an aficionado, fan and practitioner of all things yacht rock. The least I could do is make … Continue reading Smooth grooves: Your 2018 yacht rock concert calendar

The world’s easiest slow-cooker pot roast comes to $4 per (huge) serving

One of my New Year’s resolutions for 2018 is to cook more in my slow cooker. I’m no chef, and I’m not fancy, but I’m a big believer that cooking … Continue reading The world’s easiest slow-cooker pot roast comes to $4 per (huge) serving

8 New Year’s resolutions for 2018

New Year’s 2018 greeted the United States with a deep freeze, colder weather than we’ve seen in these parts in half a decade. For me, that meant an evening indoors … Continue reading 8 New Year’s resolutions for 2018