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Corpse Reviver #2

Tonight I officially start a much needed vacation.  In celebration, I decided I needed a tasty libation, and one that would serve as a bit of pick me up after a tiring week of trying to make sure everything would be covered while I’m out of the office for the next week and a half.  660 more words


Old Absinthe House – New Orleans, LA

There is a house in New Orleans. They call the Rising Sun… Okay it’s not called the Rising Sun, it’s called the Old Absinthe House. And it’s been the ruin of many people, not just girls and me. 320 more words


France to Abolish Absinthe (1908)

France Strikes Back at Her Green Destroyer–Absinthe!

Top Right: Types Like These Lose Every Human Interest and Live Only for the Green Cordial.

Left: A Picture Much Used in the Present Campaign Against Absinthe, Showing the Average Consumption in France to be in Proportion as Shown Here Between the Man and the Huge Glass. 593 more words


A Momentous Occasion

So folks, I’ve been in Vegas for just under six weeks. All in all, I’d say it’s going pretty well.
Those of you who are cyber-inclined (or were at a certain Pimms-soaked garden party hosted by the High Tea Cast’s Miss Lea Rice) will know I’ve been planning on blogging my adventures out here. 142 more words


May 31, 2014

The study abroad society held a BBQ for all of the study abroad students, so we all went.  It was pretty good.  Kelsey brought a frisbee, which ended up being a lot of fun.   143 more words

Wort and Beastie Wednesday

Mugwort and Wormwood

As the genus implies, this herb is sacred to the goddess Artemis.  The genus includes witchy favorites mugwort and wormwood as well as the culinary herb tarragon. 121 more words

Witch's Garden

In Paris, the drink that drove Van Gogh mad

Famed for turning the cafes of Montmartre into a haven for booze-addled artists, the story of absinthe – and its current revival in Paris — is as thick and cloudy as the drink itself. 930 more words