I am in Boston as I write this. Yes, dear readers, Butterblogger is again on his way to Italia. I have friends who question my many visits to Italy, but I love it there and I almost speak the language. I had not initially planned this trip, but D wanted to burn some frequent flier […]Read More It Looks Like Champagne. It Bubbles Like Champagne. It’s ….
Had Easter dinner with the family today. Not a lot of comments to submit, but had to mention A few things. First, my Tsoureki was really great this year. I let it rise longer than usual. I’m reaching a point of making my own recipe. Hmm The wines with dinner were from Sandhill Crane Vineyards […]Read More Easter
It’s Thursday, 23:11, and M and Richard just had to leave. Dinner tonight was outstanding. The theme was chocolate, and it was a big week for both M and Richard, so I felt it was time to go over the top. First, the wine. We featured 3 wines, and added a fourth. The 2009 Pinot […]Read More Chocolate Night … of Bliss
So how did I spend my afternoon? Well it started with me collapsing, exhausted, in front of the Karlskirche, which has a 236 foot high dome. Once my feet had recovered some circulation, I decided to explore the church. I paid the €6 admission and entered the sanctuary, which was, of course, lovely. On some […]Read More What Would Jesus Charge?
The conference is finally over and I’m officially on vacation. Of course, the day ended at 5 so I didn’t have any significant time for sightseeing. Basically, I got out and wandered around town a bit more before dinner. One thing on which I’ve yet to comment are the giant plexiglass pyramids they have erected […]Read More An Important Revelation