Monthly Archives: December 2017

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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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve has passed and now it is a memory, as so many others before it, in my life time. We normally have the meal at our house, but another sister of my Bride wanted to celebrate it at her … Continue reading

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A Very Merry Christmas

My Bride and I want to take a moment to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. While I am typing away, she is in the kitchen preparing dishes for Christmas Eve and making plans for Christmas Day. The holidays are … Continue reading

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Two Bocksbeutals

I received two splits of wine that are in the historic bocksbeutal bottles. The two wines were a gift from The Wine Raconteur Jr and he brought them over from a business trip that he had in Germany. The gift … Continue reading

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I Am Impressed

We went to have a Christmas dinner with The Wine Raconteur Jr and his family. He chose his own nom de plume when he wrote his first guest article for me years back. I have known this young man since … Continue reading

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A Doctor in the House

We are busting the buttons off of our shirts and blouses, as my Bride’s God-daughter is now a PHD. I wrote earlier about how we went to observe her defense of her doctorate thesis and I said it was all … Continue reading

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An Invitation

Most of the times that we go out for dinner, we usually meet at a restaurant. One of the couples that came to our house for Thanksgiving invited us over to their house. This couple are old friends of my … Continue reading

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