No more, please!

I am finally done Xmas shopping. It was getting to be a madhouse out there. I got the last few items at the liquor store today. This liquor super store also has a separate-but-connected gourmet foods store. They actually have to hire a half-dozen guys to man the parking lot and direct drivers. If they… Continue reading No more, please!

Happy Thanksgiving

We had fun. Mel and I, and two of our friends, went to my dad’s house for Thanksgiving. Altogether, there was 17 of us – quite a crowd and a real party atmosphere. We got pretty tipsy trashed but still managed to chow down on the great food. Turkey and all the trimmings, along with… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving

Need Some Help

My dad will be 70 on Friday and I need to get him a gift. Any ideas? I’m at a total loss. He loves to sail, golf, run and read. Oh, and he’s a wino big wine drinker.

Happy Halloween!

Once again we ran out of candy and the annual argument is resurrected: You hand out too much candy!, says Mel. I have been giving 2 pieces per trick-or-treater; generally the size of a gobstopper and a sucker. Or, a single “fun-sized” chocolate bar. No, I moan… I simply haven’t bought enough! The $35 I… Continue reading Happy Halloween!