Tag Archives: Chardonnay

Independence Day 2020

I grew up in Southwest Detroit and the Fourth of July holds a very favorite feeling for everyone that I grew up with.  The area was a true melting pot of Detroit and everyone got along.  Independence Day was the … Continue reading

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Leftovers Plus Two Wines

We are eating more leftovers in the last hundred days then I can ever recall.  It is the lockdown mentality, we make a bigger dinner, so that we can enjoy the meal, maybe once or twice more after the initial … Continue reading

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A Mixed Day

It almost felt like a regular day, we were going out to see some family, then kind of a day trip and finally out for dinner.  My Bride was going to meet some of her family at one of her … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2020

Historically, Father’s Day is normally a quiet affair and even more so this year.  Fathers appreciate being acknowledged and a dinner is nice.  Some men golf, and I haven’t golfed since my college days, I sometimes think that Ben Hogan … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Saturday

We made arrangements to have a dinner and celebrate two fathers for Father’s Day weekend.  We invited our one son and his family to have dinner with us, as we slowly get used to the new protocols of going out … Continue reading

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First Dinner After Lockdown

We decided to go out for dinner after over ninety days of lockdown.  In my old school, pre-Common Core math that is like six periods of quarantine and as great of a cook as my Bride is, even she needs … Continue reading

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Chateau Julien Chardonnay 1997

Some days everything just seems to be good.  I got home and felt good about getting my haircut, as selfish and petty that I am.  I grew up with the long hair, as I said and, in its day, it … 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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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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