Tag Archives: France

“How Do I Look?”

It is Day 91 and I celebrated by having a haircut, it may not be official, but who the hell cares.  My barber had to do the yeoman’s work and I just kind of felt good, especially if I was … 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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A Good and a Bad

“Springtime for Hitler and Germany” With apologies to Mel Brooks, a movie, a play, and then another movie.  A farce based on the concept of staging a theatrical production on one of the worst parts of the history of mankind … Continue reading

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Chicken at Home

This whole stay in shelter or whatever is the official term for it is, is giving my Bride a taste of retirement, even though she is working every day.  While we may be home all day, we are still trying … Continue reading

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Picking Up Some Wine

Even though we took wine with us, my Bride wanted to stop and get some more wine, while we were down there.  I guess it is the Big Sister Syndrome and she felt that it was the least we could … Continue reading

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Night One in Louisville

We got up bright and early to get ready for our trip, last minute stuff to pack, coffee, breakfast and to read the newspaper; and I sometimes feel that I am the last person that still enjoys the feel of … Continue reading

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Famille Sichel Bordeaux Blanc

There are times when my Bride is the catalyst for a wine discovery, as she was at The Fine Wine Source.  I sometimes think that I am tolerated, but she is the Queen, when she is with me, after all … Continue reading

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Two Distinct Chardonnays

My Bride and I were killing some time at The Fine Wine Source after the tasting with Tom Celani, as we were waiting for Tom to autograph the bottles.  We wandered over to another tasting area and tried some other … Continue reading

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From Mendoza to Burgundy

Some days the tastings at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan just never end, and I am not one to complain.  I had just finished fourteen wines from Korbin Kameron and I was directed over to try a couple … Continue reading

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Mr. Lucky – Part Two

Some of you may have thought that my reference to the movie with this name, might be too arcane, so you might remember the television show with John Vivyan and Ross Martin; or you may just think that I have … Continue reading

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