• Drinking bourbon, spitting Kahlua, recent southern presidents

    … in a Georgetown bar, I thought, “That’s more like it.” But Carter disappointed a city that expects hauteur among its entitled. White House staffers were rarely seen in Sans Souci, a fancy French restaurant in the sixties and seventies, with its banquette in the middle of the floor for maximum exposure. Food other than peanuts didn’t seem to rank…

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  • Returning Home from Cava to Champagne

    … After discovering cava for two weeks it was time to leave Barcelona and return home. Our flight home was less direct than our flight from Baltimore to Barcelona via JFK. To go home we had to fly from Barcelona to Paris then onto Detroit, then onto Baltimore. This was not a very direct flight. The first leg of the journey was delayed…

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  • Flight Home with Wine on Delta

    … crew. They were delayed in another city. We kept watching the status monitor and our 20 minute delay turned into 25 minutes then proceeded to about 45 minutes. Actually this is good timing. The last time I flew this route the delay for the Baltimore flight was five hours. I need some wine. Since I had white wine for lunch I decided to go with red…

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  • Dinner at a Winery Taproom

    … Winery taps Tanks with wine and hoses to taps. Some of the wines are from Coopers Hall Winery. The winery sources fruit form Oregon, California and New Mexico. They have a selection of red and white wines. Also on tap are guest taps from mostly the United States but also a few from outside the US, sparkling wines and dessert wines. Behind the bar…

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