Tag Archives: Washington

Brunch, Dinner, Zoom and Wine

Capt. Richard N. Jenson: What are you doing there, soldier? Soldier getting up from floor:  Trying to get some sleep, sir. Patton: Well, get back down there, son.  You’re the only son of a bitch in this headquarters who knows … Continue reading

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A Couple of Burgers

There are some nights when no one wants to cook, and at the same time, no one wants a real heavy meal.  There are even times when my Bride doesn’t want to be totally healthy and have a salad and … Continue reading

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“And Why am I Mr. Pink”

I have to think of Steve Buscemi as soon as I see the name of this wine, and if you have seen Reservoir Dogs, you will understand the correlation.  I recently picked up my August selections of wines from my … Continue reading

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A Reason to Continue

Sometimes there is really no reason to have a party, except for “because.”  Since everyone got together for a graduation party brunch, the entire afternoon and evening had a gaping hole in the calendar.  Not to mention that the entire … Continue reading

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Two Reds from Fine Wine Source

While I was at my wine club picking up my selections for June, I thought I would ask if there was anything I should try.  If they are busy with sales, when I venture in, I do not even ask … Continue reading

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Purple Star Syrah

The first wine that I picked up from my local wine club Fine Wine Source of Livonia, Michigan is Purple Star Syrah 2014 from the Columbia Valley in the State of Washington.  In 2008 Kyle and Amy Johnson began a … Continue reading

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Supercalifragilistexpialidocius

I began telling a tale about being in Kentucky, and then I was side-tracked, just like I am in real life.  One thing about Raconteurs is that, no matter how flustered or way-laid, we eventually get back to a story, … Continue reading

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It is Time to Hide

“A man’s home is his castle” is an idiom that is bandied about and some claim that it derives from Cicero and others from Blackstone.  I found an evening where valor was the knowledge of not trying to demand that … Continue reading

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Two New Club Wines

Writing a wine blog and belonging to a wine club can be a very expensive combination, especially when my local club is Fine Wine Source in Livonia.  I do not mean to imply that they only sell expensive wines, but … Continue reading

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A Night In

We had a quiet night in Louisville as the next night we were all going out for a big dinner.  We had a wonderful lunch and we were just going to relax for the evening.  My Bride was busy getting … Continue reading

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