Originally posted on November 1, 2018.
Originally posted October 22, 2018.
In a 3 July 1776, Founding Father John Adams wrote a letter to his wife, Abigail: “I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be […]
We just returned from three weeks in Paris, during which time we made our annual Palace Hotel anecdotal evidence gathering tour. Approximately a dozen magnificent structures feature a Palace plaque on each Palace building. Until recently, all the Paris Palace hotels were located on the Right Bank. Now the newly renovated Hotel Lutetia, located in […]
Our Mango tree is laden with fruit about the size of mismatched Easter eggs, many of which have already landed in the pool or have thumped to the deck. But, God willing, enough will hang on till they grow and ripen in a month or so. Matt and family are in Naples, and Beck and […]
Lindsey Fern was recently named wine director at The Inn at little Washington. The Inn is rated #1 with much of America and Debbie and I second that rating. Lindsey is now the only female wine director of a three star restaurant in the United States. Judy Sarris of Gourmet Traveller Wine writes: Gourmet Traveller Wine […]
Congratulations to Glenn Youngkin, Governor-Elect of Virginia. At The American Spectator, David Catron explains the win, writing (abridged): All of the major networks and the Associated Press have declared that Glenn Youngkin will be the next governor of Virginia. According to Politico, Youngkin currently leads by 2.7 percentage points. Terry McAuliffe’s un-concession speech made it all […]