Today’s Reason To Drink

Last week, I got the opportunity to attend a unique bourbon event hosted by Westport Whiskey & Wine and Four Roses. I hope you’re not cringing at my use of “unique” — we all know it is an overused term. But it’s the one word that is coming to mind when trying to describe the […]

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According to my Fitbit, last year I walked 3,559,472 steps, which translates to 1,504 miles and 520,472 calories burned. I wonder how many calories from beer I consumed. And that’s a hell of a lot of steps. What did I do? Well, I went to Destin and Denver. I drank and bought a lot of […]

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Today’s Reason To Drink

Happy New Year! How will you spend your year? Bitchin’ or itchin’ for new adventures? Of course I’m now on a self-imposed diet that is no fun, but I’m trying to move a lot more and not put as much cheese in my mouth. I’ll also promise to post more, but we all know how […]

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If you could go anywhere right this moment, where would you go? Ireland? Paris? Greece? Hawaii? Cage diving with sharks in Australia? Because I’m cold and craving ocean waves, I’ll say somewhere warm and low key. With a tiki bar nearby, possibly in the pool I’m sitting in. I want a pina colada topped with […]

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Not to jump on the bandwagon of banning Christmas songs, but I have one I think we need to stop playing as well. The 1953 song “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” is not only annoying as hell, but it calls for a domestication of the mostly herbivorous African mammal, which is nearing extinction. If […]

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I finally put up a small Christmas tree to acknowledge the holiday … or at least acknowledge to people looking at my house that I’m aware that it’s happening whether I like it or not. It’s made of bourbon barrel staves, which surprises no one, and makes me happy much more than a living, prickly […]

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