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An Urban Bourbon Holiday
arrived in the downtown area, where we would stay at
Seelbach Hotel and enjoy a cocktail at the
-- supposedly where Al Capone had once also imbibed.
There was also an obligatory stop at the Maker's Mark Lounge in
downtown Louisville... (12/15)
Fox River Distilling Company
Perhaps you may have noticed,
in a casual walk down Third Street in Geneva this past summer, a
sign on the window of a then yet-to-be-open business called Barrel
and Rye. The sign advertised "Coming Soon: Fox River
Distilling Company". I was immediately intrigued, of
course, and vowed to visit the distillery...(12/3)
Rants & Raves:
Suddenly the near-silence
was shattered by the first wave of what would seem like an invasion.
recently saw a quote from Shakespeare, who once wrote: �When sorrows
come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.�
battalions were in fact school children, although not dissimilar
to a hoard of locusts that swarm in, plunder everything in sight
and then move on to the next feast...(4/29)
Journeys: A Day at the Museum
what has admittedly been an incredibly long winter filled with more-than-abundant
snow, ice and cold... the weather promised to cooperate this past
weekend -- to some extent -- and my wife and I decided that a trip
to Chicago was on the radar.
had recently finished a masterfully-written and meticulously-researched