July 4th

July 4th falls on Thursday, dicey day for a holiday. Some will enjoy flag waving four-day weekend, while others must soldier up, salute job responsibilities, take the fifth on Friday. Continue reading “July 4th”

Wine-Mexican Food 5-1-2019

Cinco de Mayo occurs in four days, a holiday celebrated more in the United States than in Mexico, but the occasion presents an excuse to discuss Mexican/Tex-Mex food and wine. Continue reading “Wine-Mexican Food 5-1-2019”

Valentine wine

With Valentine’s Day approaching, some heartening news no matter if you are a guy gifting your gal, a woman gifting her man, or you are just a wine drinker who doesn’t give a hoot about Valentine’s. Continue reading “Valentine wine”

Christmas port and madeira

We are two days away from the longest night of the year, Christmas is six days away, it will be cold for the next two-plus months. Continue reading “Christmas port and madeira”

Labor Day

Labor Day is the bittersweet holiday. Fading soon into memory go dreams both fulfilled and dashed for your favorite baseball team, your family vacation, your time with the grandkids or grandparents. Falling leaves, coming soon, signal the great harvest feasts, the coming of winter, and acknowledgement we are in the afternoon of yet another of our allotted annual treks around the sun. Continue reading “Labor Day”