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I Never Tire of Mackinac Island

One of the true treasures for the State of Michigan is Mackinac Island.  Only a couple of times of the year, does the manure of the politicians exceed the manure of the horses.  You see, there are no motorized vehicles … Continue reading

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Two More From ATOM

It is always wonderful to be surprised when you receive a wine club shipment, of course from A Touch of Monterey, they ship three bottles at a time, and I normally only discuss two bottles of wine at any given … Continue reading

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Ten Years

It is hard to believe that I have been slaving at the computer and drinking wine for the last ten years to write an article here, every other night.  Years ago, in Junior High School, I had to read Richard … Continue reading

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A St. Joseph and a Blaye

I am totally spoiled these days, with impromptu wine tastings at The Fine Wine Source.  All of the wines that they carry have been curated by the owner and the staff, and sometimes guests.  They don’t compete with gas stations, … Continue reading

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Thats “Amore”

“When the stars start to shine, like you’ve had too much wine – that’s amore.”  If you are of my age and era, those lyrics are totally recognizable.  One of his trademark songs, in fact, I can’t think of anyone … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2021/2022

“Only the unimaginative can fail to find a reason for drinking champagne.” –Oscar Wilde “Inventory: “Four be the things I am wiser to know:Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a foe.Four be the things I’d been better without:Love, curiosity, freckles, and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2021

My Bride and I wish you a Merry Christmas

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David and Goliath

It had to happen here in Michigan and especially in the Detroit area.  It was originally going to happen on the west side of the state in 2020, but we know that a certain bug created havoc that year and … Continue reading

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Twenty Years

Twenty-one years ago, we were actually being tourists in “the city that never sleeps” according to Francis Albert.  No business trip, no frantic rushing around Midtown, we were just looking around.  In fact, we took the boat to Ellis Island, … Continue reading

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An Armenian Wine Dinner is Planned

When I am on social media, I very seldom put my two cents in, on someone else’s post.  I think some people think that it makes them appear better than the original poster.  Well, a little while ago, I did … Continue reading

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