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Piccata and Penelope

Lt. Col. Korn, XO:  All you have to do is be our pal. Col. Cathcart:  Say nice things about us. Lt. Col. Korn, XO: Tell the folks at home what a good job we’re doing.  Take our offer Yossarian Col. … Continue reading

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Bodegas Alto Moncayo

I am trying two different wines at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and they are both Garnache wines from Bodegas Alto Moncayo and both were of the same vintage (2015).  I wasn’t really sure how to react when I … Continue reading

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I Try to Have Fun

As I reflect on my past career, I had fun.  Through out the years I have encountered some people on both sides of the counter that if I could I would have avoided, but I guess that is true for … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve has passed and now it is a memory, as so many others before it, in my life time. We normally have the meal at our house, but another sister of my Bride wanted to celebrate it at her … Continue reading

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Banda Azul

Rioja wines were one of the first wines that I was touted towards when I first started learning about wines, if I wasn’t going to have a Medoc. I mention this because, I had just read an article by Thomas … Continue reading

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Wine Shopping

My Brother-in-Law came down after the trip to Mackinac Island with his family, and we had another party to attend. I had suggested that he come shopping with me to Elie Wine Company. After we dropped off everyone early for … Continue reading

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A Flight of Rioja Wines

While still in the bar area at Fleming’s Steakhouse to accompany our Bacon Cheeseburgers we were trying to decide on the next wines to try. I looked at the bar menu and saw that there was a special wine flight … Continue reading

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A Surprise Phone Call

Sometimes you get a left curve that you actually connect with and pop it out of the stadium. Well that is how it felt the other night. It was going to be a quiet night of maybe some writing, and … Continue reading

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“The Caller” Goes to St. Elmo Steak House in Indianapolis

Imagine my surprise to get another call from “The Caller” to give me another tweak on my nose that he was out and about having a second fine dinner while spending time in Indianapolis. He can go for months with … Continue reading

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If it is February it is Time for Birthdays

February rolled around and it was time to celebrate the birthday recipients for the month, as is our usual custom. We thought that we may have had to delay the good times, because of the potential inclement weather, but once … Continue reading

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