Happy New Year to all of you. I took a little break from writing this blog and enjoyed the holidays with my son. 2019 marks the beginning of a new year along with new adventures. It marks the final semester for my son in eighth grade, in September he will start high school. Oh my how time has flown by. It seems like only yesterday that I would swaddle Joaquin and sing him to sleep.
I want to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas. I will be enjoying it with my family as … More
Happy Birthday to my dad, Hector. Dad passed away in 1983 from ALS and this would have been his 95th birthday. I tell my son Joaquin stories all the time about my dad. He has been gone for some time now but his spirit is alive in his children and his grandson.
I’m going to be taking the next week off for the Thanksgiving holiday as my son and I travel to … More
I usually write about wine, food, and other fun things in this blog. I try not to get too personal … More
This month back in 2004, the movie Sideways debuted. The movie put Santa Barbara on everyone’s wine destination map and … More
There’s a wonderful story on NPR News about a father and son who are making the best of the tragic … More
Remember the old Warner Bros Looney Tunes cartoon character “The Drunk Stork?” The stork would deliver babies to the wrong household because he was inebriated. Well, according to a story on NPR News, residents in Gilbert, Minnesota have been calling the police on rowdy drunk birds. Yep, rowdy drunk birds.
Finally we are getting some cool weather and that means I am going to pour some big red wines this … More
This week I’ll be tasting four wines that will bring a smile to your face. Is it the greatest wine … More