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It’s late on a Friday night and far into a “high-value” wine. I was told I can’t call it “cheap,” by some industry guy. Unbeknownst to him, there’s an onslaught of the public whose heart races and mouth salivates when they hear the three magical words: Good Cheap Wine. But, no, the dude with the multimillion-dollar [...]
Fall has landed. It’s the first night I’ve had to close my windows all but a crack. Soon I expect the radiator will be turned on and will spend the next several weeks climbing in temperatures as the climate closes in on winter. It’s the first day I’ve been funny in the morning in a [...]
I had an interesting Twitter debate this morning after someone spoke of a Starbucks kid who screwed his store over by twice not showing up as the “keyholder” to open the shop. The debate came from completely different perspectives — I’m getting on in my 30s, spent 15 years in retail, dreamed of a better day [...]
So, good people of Bloggerville, we the bosses of this here “Smutty” ward want to know just what wingdings I should install on this blog by tomorrow afternoon? Like, “share” and “tweet” buttons, obviously. I’m gonna be so 2007 in no time at all. But what else, man? What else should I put here to [...]
A little after waking, a furiously beautiful sunrise lit my little part of the world up. Red, red, red, as far as the eye could see. Fire on the horizon, exploding across the cottony clouds that spread west over the Pacific. Some shivers, some cold toes, but it was worth heading out to stand on [...]
Since 1998, I’ve had every kind of Christmas imaginable. Lonely, magnificent, rich, broke, injured, healthy, in love, out of love. Had ‘em all. I was raised to believe in the magic of Christmas. We’d have a houseful of people singing carols, Dad would make his famous cardiac eggnog, the house was full of decorations and laughter, [...]