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Absinthe Visions ~ a Halloween Re-fit

Come with me
walk with me

guide me through the alley

 and knock upon the door

with surreptitious glances

giggling deliciously

as we trip across the threshold and… 60 more words

Vision of division

This month’s Mixology Monday challenge, Perfect Symmetry, explores a way to create cocktails which consists of taking one element in an existing recipe and splitting it into two related elements, in equal parts. 659 more words


Fall Drinks: Sazerac

Sazerac is widely thought to be America’s first official cocktail, dating back to the mid 19th century. While I normally wouldn’t recommend such a bizarre cocktail, especially since you need absinthe for the real traditional way, if you are like me you… 213 more words


Wormwood the Infamous Ingredient In Absinthe

Wormwood is an ingredient used in the infamous alcoholic drink absinthe, also known as the green fairy. It is an extremely bitter herb and absinthe was traditionally poured over sugar cubes to sweeten the taste. 471 more words

Natural Health

Book review and giveaway: Delirium: The Rimbaud Delusion - I love France #117


I plan to publish this meme every week.

You can share here about any book

or anything cultural you just discovered related to France, Paris, etc. 2,044 more words

Reading Challenges

The Great Absinthe Experiment: Part 2

I remembered how the last time I drank it, we set the sugar cube on fire and… was that right? I went over to my computer and did a quick YouTube search. 319 more words


The Great Absinthe Experiment: Part 1

Wednesday, 11:14am. I had an unusual two days off in the middle of the week, so I slept in. The previous night was spent watching “300” and drinking cheap Polish beer, so I had a hunger for adventure. 654 more words