One thing to check on too, is whether or not your DMV (RMV in Montana) will schedule you an appointment.

In my County, I can call ahead with a particularly thorny title issue and get an experienced person who knows what he or she is doing to sit down with me at a pre-arranged time. No waiting in line, no roll of the… » 2/25/15 2:05pm Wednesday 2:05pm

When I got engaged 15 (!) years ago as a scared and uninformed 22 year-old, I went through all this rigamarole, and one thing really stuck with me.

Unless you're a poor planner, and are going to pop the question the same day you buy the ring, or you're really, really uncertain about whether she'll say "yes," stay far,… » 2/25/15 1:09pm Wednesday 1:09pm

I'm not convinced that Amstel is terrible because it's Dutch, it's terrible because it's mass-produced corporate swill. That'd be like saying "Bud Light is awful, therefore American beer is awful." Which we know is not the case.

The Netherlands, like most northern European countries has an ancient and damn fine beer… » 2/25/15 12:01pm Wednesday 12:01pm

I feel like I've said this before, but one of the great outcomes to reap from the "seasonal" beer trend is the heavy, heavy discounts on the unsold sixers of whatever beer is out of "season".

"Why, yes, I'd be happy to pay $4.95 for that delicious winter warmer that was $9.00 last week." » 2/23/15 3:50pm Monday 3:50pm