The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Happy Holidays or Whatever

It’s been a while since I’ve written a music post and even longer while since I’ve written about the Holidays.    Yes, I said “Holidays.”     This weekend is … Continue reading

December 23, 2016 · 5 Comments

Long Awkward Pause’s Holiday Wine Buying Guide

Ahhh, it’s that time of year again.  All those drunken family get-togethers, work events, neighborhood gatherings all filled with merriment, dancing, and probably a decent amount of debauchery. Holidays?  Heck,…

November 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

Save Thanksgiving, Start Shopping Today!

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about people protesting stores being open on Thanksgiving to start the Holiday Shopping Season.   There are a few Facebook groups on it and people … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · 15 Comments

My Solution for Saving Thanksgiving

This Thursday in America is Thanksgiving, that terrific confluence of family, friends, gratitude, food, drink, relaxation, and maybe some football.  It’s also the first day of Hanukkah, so many of … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · 33 Comments

Ignore the Calendar. Summer is already here.

Last Monday, when you were probably cursing at your alarm clock for putting an abrupt end to your weekend, many Michiganders awoke to news that brought a giant smile to … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · 5 Comments