Author: Stub

Twenty-Wine Days of February: Day 23, A Grape, A Pork Chop, and A Piece of Bubble Gum Walk Into a Bar…

We’re on the home stretch of the Twenty-Wine Days of February.  I am relieved—since I don’t have to go all-out to find a wine, pair it with a meal, cook the meal, and write it up on the same day—but am also a bit disappointed—since this has been a pretty fun little experiment.  It’s not over yet, though: one week… Read more →

Twenty-Wine Days of February: Day 20, Drinking Presidential-Style!

Happy President’s Day!  Today’s the day we celebrate all past Presidents instead of celebrating George Washington and Abraham Lincoln separately—because Richard Nixon didn’t want to be forgotten once he left office.  There was probably little chance of that, anyway, right?  There are also some pretty good sales, particularly on mattresses. (Note: The above comment on the origin of ‘President’s Day’… Read more →

Twenty-Wine Days of February: Day 16, Don’t Laugh, ‘Cause You Know You’re Going to Try It

Somehow the day got away from me trying to get my iPad repaired/replaced.  I’m happy to report that when I’m done here, I’ll be setting my new iPad to syncing.  Good thing I did a backup before it stopped working; all of my ‘Words to live by from #MyNameIsEarl’ quotes were on that thing.  What will I tweet first thing… Read more →

Twenty-Wine Days of February: Day 14, Anniversary and Valentine’s Day and Love and Stuff

Some years ago on this day, The Rib and I were married in Huntingdon, England  (the beginning of our ‘full-time fancy’ lifestyle, I suppose) in what was THE social event of the year for a small group of U.S. military brothers and sisters in arms (in short, we eloped).  If I’ve made even one good decision in my life, marrying… Read more →