About Tom

I'm a father of two girls and Class of Auburn University 1994. Tigers tend to be our primary passion in the Fall. Live music tends to come #2. We apprentice at the art of good BBQ and only drink the best beers. Drop me a line to say hello.

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Trip It: Summer Mix 2017

Time to dust off LAN for a little summer mix narrative. You ready? Ready for summer? Cheers to a safe Memorial Day weekend. Let’s not forget, remember the fallen. Have a drink. Watch baseball. Eat copious amounts of seared dead animals. It’s sacrifice before us that allow us our freedoms. Now to the mix. A […]

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2014 Summer Mix: Wheels of Summer

Seems I only blog only once a year now.  The summer mix brings me out of hiatus. I can’t quite list all the tracks and thoughts on each in 140 characters or less. It is funny how mixes come together. Without realizing it I mixed in a good dose of the Crescent City. Some of […]

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BBQ Review: Buz and Ned’s

Stop number two in our reviews of Richmond’s “Smoky Dozen” as published by Richmond Magazine is Buz and Ned’s.  Located on Boulevard Avenue north of Broad Street, you can’t miss the restaurant due to the big billboard and large white tent next to the street. According to their web site and signage in the restaurant, […]

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BBQ Review: Benny’s BBQ

Benny’s BBQ is the first place we’re checking out from Richmond Magazine’s “Smoky Dozen” barbecue joints in Richmond, Virginia. Located in the Bon Air area south of the James River, Benny’s is in my neighborhood. For four years I’ve lived here but have never stopped in. Sitting in the middle of a strip mall, Benny’s BBQ […]

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