Category Archives: Wine

Two Pinots from Black Star Farms

I am starting to feel positive that the state is opening up, because another sure sign of commerce in the state is a shipment from a wine club from Black Star Farms who have vineyards and tasting rooms on both … Continue reading

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Dawn’s Dream Rosé

The last bottle in the carton from our wine club “A Taste of Monterey” was a Rosé, which is not something we normally see, as we belong to their Reserve Wine Selections group.  More and more people that I know … Continue reading

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Joullian Cabernet Sauvignon

As I was unpacking our latest wine club shipment from “A Taste of Monterey,” I am noticing some changes.  I think that the extended lockdown is still officially on for a couple of more days, but people are going back … Continue reading

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Galante Petite Sirah

The world is shifting again, I got a wine shipment from A Taste of Monterey and it is Day 84 of the lockdown.  I haven’t booked my appointment for a haircut, and even though they are still illegal, the Supreme … Continue reading

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“Is it Safe?”

“Oh, please don’t worry. I’m not going into that cavity. That nerve’s already dying. A live, freshly-cut nerve is infinitely more sensitive. So, I’ll just drill into a healthy tooth until I reach the pulp. Unless, of course, you can … Continue reading

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Another Zoom Sunday

“I told myself it was beneath my dignity to arrest a man for pilfering firewood. But nothing ordered by the party is beneath the dignity of any man, and the party was right: One man desperate for a bit of … Continue reading

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Gloppitta-Gloppitta

“I cold-bloodedly then fed her into a tomb of goop from the gloppitta-gloppitta machine! I ask you to acquit me! Acquit me on the grounds of justifiable homicide.  And not for my sake…for yours.” When I began writing my little … Continue reading

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The New Abby Normal

“Wait Master, it might be dangerous…you go first.” I am becoming more and more a curmudgeon, when I am constantly bombarded with the message of a “new normal.”  I am sorry, I had to listen to a constant message that … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2020

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” Memorial Day should have been a big family day with twenty to thirty gathered together for a good time, good food and good beverages.  We always looked forward … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend 2020

“Suppose they gave a war and nobody came.  Then war will come after you.” Is often attributed to Bertolt Brecht as he wrote about the rise of the Democratic Socialist Party of Germany after the First World War and the … Continue reading

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