The Food and Wine Hedonist

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How to Life

Despite there being a wealth of material in this campaign season I can be snarky about give powerful insight on and my strong personal views, I haven’t  felt a need … Continue reading

November 7, 2016 · 15 Comments

The Hunchback of Notre Dame – The Musical

It’s been a while since I’ve posted about our theater doings, the last one being when I talked about how I absolutely LOATHE Grease.  Then in Spring I was music … Continue reading

November 4, 2016 · 4 Comments

Cookies and Clowns

I have a lot of silly little quirks and minor phobias, just like everyone else.   But there’s one thing that that really scares me.   CLOWNS.   So you can imagine my … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 · 2 Comments

Guilty Pleasures Recycled – Kansas

Last Saturday, after a couple hours of yard work, I found myself glued to the couch.  It wasn’t so much that I was exhausted.   Rather, I was mesmerized by YouTube … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · 5 Comments

Ann Arbor Eats: Dirty Bird Fried Chicken

When did Nashville Chicken become a thing? OK, let’s back up.  Nashville Chicken or “hot chicken” is fried chicken topped with a spicy Cayenne-based sauce on top of it.  The … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · 15 Comments

Dorm Room Romance

Living here in Ann Arbor, I’m around college students all the time.  I’m sure many of you living in towns where a university is a huge part of the community … Continue reading

October 14, 2016 · 7 Comments

Hillbilly Update

It’s been 7 weeks since I started aging the mini-barrel of bourbon.   To recap, I bought some of Ann Arbor Distilling’s first batch of bourbon in August.  The kit … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

Bringing Chicago Back To Ann Arbor

After my cousin and I wrapped up our breakfast at Dove’s Luncheonette, we had some time to kill.  We decided to head over to Costco to check out their booze … Continue reading

October 5, 2016 · 7 Comments

I Need to Join a Barbershop Quartet

We’re still avidly listening to that new Detroit radio station, the one that plays all the hip-hop and R&B throwbacks.  In that time, I’ve come to some interesting observations: I … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gimme Some Sugar…. On second thought, don’t.

I recently read a New York Times article that simultaneously scared the hell out of me, provided relief,  and also made me strangely proud of myself.     According to … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · 5 Comments