Archive for September 2010
Time has flown, so I must be having fun. The road trip started way back on August 25th. Having lived out west for almost twenty years, I guess there were just too many people to visit and spend quality time with. This leads to the Road Warrior segment of the trip, I plan on doing some serious driving these next few days. I will be leaving Fountain Green, UT, and power driving to Atlanta, GA. I hope to get a good night sleep there and off to Saint Simons the next day!
I found this safe at the GSR in Reno. Being in a casino, this safe could have seen some serious action, or been a boring document safe. It sits at the end of a hall, though shows some signs of heavy wear. I tried to do a little research on this safe and didn’t come up with much, LeFebure does not have a North American Distributorship any longer, in fact the nearest dealer is in South America. However I did find this neat link for any of you looking to get into the lock picking business.
While on my journey I came across this awesome find. It’s a 1988 BMW Sport Bike. I talked to the owner, who bought it new in 1988 and clocked every one of the 103,218 miles on the odometer. If you know motorcycles, this is an incredible feat. I was too excited to ask the model name, so if anyone knows please comment. I love the graphics on the lower fairing, it’s so 1980’s BMW.
I am writing to let all the beer suppliers for the Charlotte Oktoberfest that they can bring less beer, as I will not be attending. I am saddened that I have not made it cross-country yet to be there. My cousin Dan started this tradition a few years back, so I hope another family member can take my ticket and represent me. I hope to make it next year!
I hit a Sak-n-Save in Reno for some travel goodies and I came across a three safe combo. First is a standard drop safe, I assume for cashier drops. Second was a large black safe, with combination lock, not sure what brand. Third is from the National Security and Safe Company. National Security Safe Company manufactures gun, home, and office safes. They are based in Wilsonville, Oregon. As of January 1997, National Security Safe Company is a subsidiary of Liberty Safe and Security Products, Inc. Be sure to keep in mind “The Graveyard Manager does not have combination or keys to this safe.”
I found Kombucha about six months ago. It is an amazing beverage, you will either love it or hate it. Some call it a drink, some call it an elixer, but no matter what you call it, Kombucha is incredible, it’s been used around the world for centuries to help restore balance and vitality. The brand I fell in love with and continues to be my favorite is GT’s. I urge you to read through the health benefits. Here’s the catch on buying Kombucha right now. This beverage goes through a fermentation process, with that said alcohol is created. This amounts to about 0.5%, about the same amount in a near beer. An issue arose that the fermentation process didn’t stop once bottled, and the amount of alcohol content could increase. GT’s voluntarily pulled their product from the shelves and is researching this. That’s a huge move, since they did $40,000,000.00 in business last year. So it’s been a few months now and I still can’t find GT’s on the shelf, but some smaller companies are filling the void at the moment. I found kombucha at Whole Foods, although most health stores carry it. Make sure to check out all Coinologist Heath and Wellness posts here.
Photo: GT’s Kombucha