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Friday Fun Wine List: Gone to the Dogs

There's not much better on a Friday evening after a long week of work, than to enjoy a relaxed dinner and a nice glass of red with friends. Or in this case, man's best friend. So for your consideration are a list of wines that are either named after dogs or feature a dog on… Continue reading Friday Fun Wine List: Gone to the Dogs

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Friday Fun Wine List: 2020 Edition

I should vinify a wine called "The Murder Hornet." I don't need to tell anyone that 2020 has been one hell of a strange year. The 'Roaring 20's' certainly came in with a snarl, albeit in totally the wrong direction, and the sense of impending doom felt by many hasn't eased up as the coronavirus… Continue reading Friday Fun Wine List: 2020 Edition

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Safer-At-Home Improvements

As the stay at home orders continued, swallowing up the months of March and now April, we made a few changes to our living space. Some were overdue improvements, such fixing a garage wall that was poorly withstanding the test of time. Others were projects to preserve our sanity, or what was left of it… Continue reading Safer-At-Home Improvements

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A Guide to Last Minute Gift Giving (2018 Edit)

If you’re where I am this year, then you’ve only got gifts for half the folks on your list, and are currently in a cold sweat dreading a trip to the local mall. Never fear, here are some gift ideas that avoid the mall. Though you still may get into a fight over a parking… Continue reading A Guide to Last Minute Gift Giving (2018 Edit)