Tag Archives: Riserva

Two from Podere Ciona

Some of my earliest wine memories are of Italian wines, both commercial and home-made.  Of course, that makes sense as I grew up in a mixed ethnic neighborhood, so most meals and beverages from the Mediterranean are like comfort food … Continue reading

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My Sister’s Birthday

We had a surprise birthday for my Sister, as she attained a milestone year, but we shall leave it at that, as it would not be gentlemanly of me to give out her age.  This surprise party went perfectly without … Continue reading

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Almost Back Home Again

The other day I went to another planning meeting for my Junior High School open reunion. It is an open reunion because one could attend it, if they only attended the school for even one year, but it has also … Continue reading

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A Dinner Party in Windsor

A friend in Canada is getting ready to sell his home, so he invited some people over for dinner before he moved. One forgets how much bother it seems to be to cross the border, when for years it was … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

Mother-in-Law jokes seemed to have been around as long as I can remember.  I know that I am extremely fortunate that I have no qualms about mine, so I can not relate to the sentiments of the jokes that have … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Dinner with Friends

We have a charming couple for dear friends, which are younger than we are, but delightful in their maturity, wisdom and their desire to keep growing in an acquisition of knowledge.  They have a great interest in the arts, in … Continue reading

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