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Street Somm

“Bread…that this house may never know hunger. Salt…that life may always have flavor. And wine…that joy and prosperity may reign forever.” While everything is still waiting for the dust to settle and things start to loosen up in the gulag, … Continue reading

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The Durand and the Joule for Easter

“On the avenue, Fifth Avenue, the photographers will snap us. And, you’ll find that you’re in the rotogravure.  Oh, I could write a sonnet about your Easter bonnet.  And, of the girl I’m taking to the Easter parade.”  I have … Continue reading

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We’re Bank Robbers

That was the first thought I had when I saw the prototype of the face mask that my Bride created.  I guess that I have a strange sense of humor, especially the “gallows humor” from the forced incarceration that we … Continue reading

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Two Glasses

As I had stated in the first of these articles for our latest trip to Louisville, we were dropping off birthday presents from the family as well.  While we were out at the River House restaurant, a very good friend … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

I once tried doing themed stories and it just didn’t feel comfortable running with the pack, and not from the standpoint that I am different, but the writing felt forced and not flowing from my voice.  There are many “days” … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2020

As we leave the last time that I will ever be able to say I was in the teens, I wish everyone a Happy New Year, filled with continued prosperity and happiness.  Also remember that the attire for the Roaring … Continue reading

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My Newest Wine Gadget

I think my Bride gets more excited about gadgets than I do, and while I had thought that I had talked her out of a purchase, I guess I was wrong.  Over the years, she has or others have bought … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

My Bride and I wish you a Merry Christmas, or the Holiday of your choice.

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How Many Wine Days Are There?

There are days when I think that I must be the worst wine blogger on the internet.  And you know what, I could possibly be.  I remember the first couple of years trying this approach and that approach, in hopes … Continue reading

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Traverse City Thoughts

If one were to ask me where the center of the wine industry is in Michigan, I would have to immediately say Traverse City.   If you were to go back in time perhaps twenty years ago, you would have not … Continue reading

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