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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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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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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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Hooray for Hollywood

I was out in the garage getting some empty wine bottles to soak off the labels for my scrap book of references.  Of course the men that handle the recycling tubs must think we throw some great parties or we … Continue reading

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A Bachelor Party and Other Memories

As I sift through my memorabilia to bring back memories about wine, I found a matchbook for a “gentleman’s club” which is a code word for a topless bar.  I am not partial to this type of establishments, but a … Continue reading

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