Tag Archives: Brut

The Promise

By the time this article publishes, the majority of the people that have tickets for the premier night showing of The Promise will just be reading some words of William Saroyan at the end of the movie, before the credits … Continue reading

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The Library

I guess that I am a bit of a true curmudgeon, because I enjoy reading books and I prefer hard bound editions with marbled paper, deckled edges and ridges on the spine; and if possible leather bindings with gold lettering … Continue reading

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Dinner at the Stables

Imagine my surprise when I was looking at the agenda for our stay and saw that the dinner the last night was at the Stables. The Stables are a beautiful new structure that was built for the Grand Hotel and … Continue reading

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A Sunday Dinner

Some friends stay friends forever. This is a dinner party of such friends. My Bride has stayed in touch with some of her friends from elementary school right through high school. A couple of them have moved over a couple … Continue reading

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A Couple of More Christmas Gifts

I think my Bride got more gifts of wine, than I did this past season, which is a bit amusing. When we first met, she would drink some white wine, but usually drank Dewar’s, which she still enjoys. After meeting … Continue reading

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A Very Thoughtful Christmas Present

I may be old fashioned or perhaps naive, but I was raised to always accept a gift graciously and be thankful that someone took enough time to think of an appropriate gift. There was an adage that I learned years … Continue reading

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MWWC: Local

The Monthly Wine Writing Challenge is upon us again, and this time the theme is “local.” Some of the themes actually write themselves, while other themes cause pondering. The word local is bandied about in many industries. In the restaurant … Continue reading

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