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Musings on…WIne

Napa California (Part 2)

Turning over to look at the 3 inch high red numbers on the bedside clock I think, “That’s more like it.” The numbers read 7:00 and it is the Friday morning that more than a few individuals have been anticipating. … Continue reading

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Napa California (Part1)

There just is something not quite right about being on vacation and the alarm ringing off at 4:00 AM, the normal time of any work week. And yet it just happened. The faithful Subaru is packed, fueled up, and facing … Continue reading

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Joe To the Max (Part 3)

Our assessment of where we stayed in Portland -The Hotel 50; it is clean, budget friendly for the location, stylistically modern, and has a friendly staff. Rooms are a bit on the small side, but have all the amenities one … Continue reading

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Joe To The Max (Part 1)

We are standing in line outside Keller Auditorium, Portland Oregon. The chatter of various groups of the approximately twenty or so individuals which surround us is producing a backdrop of white noise, and the soundtrack in my head is Joe … Continue reading

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I Miss Her Already

Easter weekend has come and is almost gone. The new pope provided a message of peace and goodwill to believers and hope of a better life for those, that as of yet anyways, are not in the fold. Children abound … Continue reading

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Times Like These That Make Up the Middle

V comes in the house grinning, “I got my bonus!” Looking up from the Boston Bruins versus Pittsburg Penguins hockey game that is currently being played under my close supervision I reply, “So where are you taking us to dinner, … Continue reading

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Ah, Yes…Italy

So for dinner we are thawing out one of the calzones we made and then froze? Awesome! Now it is time to figure out the wine paring. We have a great deal of reds in storage and we decide we … Continue reading

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Karma…

An email hit my inbox stating the “Spring Shipment” for our Fidelitas wine club membership was available for pickup starting March 1st, 2013. “ Weren’t we just singing Christmas carols?” I asked out loud and to no one in particular. … Continue reading

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2013 Open That Bottle Night (OTBN)

OTBN! This year’s function is a bit different, to be sure. Dearest friends we have enjoyed this occasion with are gone on their annual trip south to warmer climes. They started a little earlier this year however, because they went … Continue reading

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Valentines Day – Past, Present, and Future

It’s Valentine’s week… A great amount of activity was planned for our life this week. We attended the Barnard-Griffin special Valentine’s dinner at their bistro on Thursday evening and courtesy of some good friends we attended the Terra Blanca release … Continue reading

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