Monthly Archives: August 2020

The V Spot

Raiding the cellar seems to be a popular diversion for the last couple of months.  First all the restaurants were closed and then they were only open for carry-out and then finally they were allowed to open, but at thirty … Continue reading

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A Quick Night Out

It was one of those nights when we just wanted to go out for a change of pace.  We haven’t been going out as much as we used to, before the lockdown, but we still try.  Also, we have stockpiles … Continue reading

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Dead Canyon Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon

I really enjoy belonging to a wine club, actually we belong to three and the Fine Wine Source of Livonia offers the biggest selection of surprises.  I say that because the wines that we receive are probably not wines that … Continue reading

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“FS” Rosato Piemonte

I was getting ready to stop by the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and pick up my August wine club selection, as I am finally getting back on track.  Perhaps soon there will be wine tastings again and the … Continue reading

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The New Ennui

Every morning around seven, we go out for our daily 3K walk and it takes us about forty minutes and then we come home, clean up and get dressed and have breakfast.  Our normal routine now, though I don’t have … Continue reading

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The Earle With The Caller

We were in Ann Arbor for the first time in ages meeting with The Caller and his charming wife.  It is the first time that I can think of, where driving in Ann Arbor was free and easy, as it … Continue reading

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Giving a Lesson on Zoom

We have been doing Zoom sessions quite a bit these days, along with probably the rest of the country that has been under lockdown.  It is a great way for the families to keep in touch, and we have sessions … Continue reading

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Darioush Chardonnay 2000

With the situation as it is, I have been trying to keep busy and away from the essential worker in the house.  Writing a blog, is still fun, and it probably is a God-send, because I have been so used … Continue reading

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Dead Canyon Ranch Red Blend

It wouldn’t be right, if I didn’t write about the domestic offering from my wine club, the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and this is one of the July offerings, even though I know that we are in August.  … Continue reading

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Thierry Delauney “La Vignette” Rosé

My wine club at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia is not that far away, but they have very limited hours at the moment as they are still adjusting to the mandates of trying to run a business and not … Continue reading

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