Monthly Archives: September 2014

“It’s Always Something”

For those of you of a certain age, “it’s always something” was a line heard on the original version of “Saturday Night Live” and was spoken by Gilda Radner. It is also the name of her book about her coping … Continue reading

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Another Shipment from A Taste of Monterey

The latest delivery arrived from the only wine club, that I subscribe to, and that is A Taste of Monterey. I have discussed in past articles how pleased I have been from the wines that I have received from them, … Continue reading

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A Couple of Wine Theme Gift Items

I received a couple of items of wine paraphernalia as gifts and they are quite at opposite ends of the spectrum. I might add that I enjoy both, but I am sure that I will use one more then the … Continue reading

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I Made it to Sixty – Dinner at Marais (Part Three)

The dinner was progressing to the fourth course, and the Maitre’ D stopped by and we started to have a discussion about Foie Gras and wine. Since he felt that Foie Gras began in Bordeaux, he really entertained that he … Continue reading

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I Made it to Sixty – Dinner at Marais (Part Two)

You have to beg my indulgence to spread this dinner out as well as the articles, and there will be one more part, as the dinner was an indulgence and an experience. A “Chef’s Tasting” is a meal to be … Continue reading

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I Made it to Sixty – Dinner at Marais (Part One)

Everyone is telling me that “sixty is the new forty” and that is fine, but I don’t feel any different. My hairline may have receded and as I like to say about my waist “that my horizons have expanded,” but … 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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