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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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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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Copper & Kings

While in Louisville, we went to a distillery.  Now, before you think that I am going to start writing about Bourbon, and I may have once or twice, Copper & Kings produces American Brandy, manufactured in Bourbon barrels and the … Continue reading

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Brunch in a Bank

Most of the time when I am in my bank, I get a cookie or two, but it was my birthday weekend or maybe birthday month and we ate at The Fed.  We were going to meet our son and … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans

Tradition has it, that we have a brunch on Christmas Day at my Mother-in-Law’s house and everyone eventually gets there. The snow had kind of abated, but there was still some more coming down, but the travel time was not … Continue reading

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Oh, Canada

We had a peaceful and serene way to celebrate Canada Day, while technically staying in the United States. We took a two-hour river tour on the Detroit River with another couple. The Diamond Jack’s company has a couple of boats … Continue reading

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Sanders Family Winery

The last time I was in Las Vegas, I tried to get some Nevada wine to try with no success and I thought it would be interesting to try some wine from this state. So, before I left for Las … Continue reading

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Bubbles For All

When you get a group of people together even for New Year’s Eve, there will be no consensus of what sparkling wine is best. Everyone has different tastes and there really is no one-size-fits-all, in fact that is true for … Continue reading

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The Grand Café

Most people that go to Las Vegas stay on The Strip and then there are smaller groups that wish to stay in Old Las Vegas in the downtown area. In the old days I liked The Strip and if I … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Father’s Day is that mythical holiday one hears about, but it does not carry the cachet of other holidays. Perhaps it is because Fathers are a disparate group and they have been characterized into some sort of strange being. Father’s … Continue reading

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