Archive for the Tag 'John F. Kennedy'


A Republican and a Democrat bumped into each other this 4th of July for a drink

Interesting concept, huh? I have a friend in the CIA, who once told me, when the GOP is in the house, they enjoy hard liquor. When the DEMs are in the house, they prefer wine. Meanwhile, I know who has their “House” wine, but can’t tell. How about celebrating this Fourth of July weekend by […]


What Labor Day Means to Me

What labor Day Means to Me… is not what you might expect. It’s not a day to go boating for the last time of the season; or, heading off to the beach one more time, before I settle into apple picking. No BBQs for me today. Nay… It’s pretty sobering for me. It’s  time to […]


From JFK, RFK, and MLK to Barack Obama, Today ~ A Toast with a 2004 Quixote Petite Syrah

Image by BL1961 via Flickr As I drove through the Silverado Trail of Napa Valley on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, I couldn’t help but reflect on the history that I’ve witnessed on this long trail to freedom. This quiet drive, through a landscape abundant with vibrant yellow mustard, inspired a toast within me […]