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San Pellegrino

If I could afford to drink this stuff all the time, and if I wasn’t worried it’d turn me orange (like those kids in the 90s who drank too much Sunny D), I definitely would.

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Defining Craft Whiskey

Rectified Whiskey

In the late 1800’s to early 1900’s the American distilling world was rocked by a new kind of product: rectified whiskey. Rectified whiskey is a neutral spirit flavored and dyed to look and taste like actual whiskey (think Kentucky Deluxe). 639 more words



We can all agree that “situation” is a terrible code word. It is the actual word for the thing, and in no way represents any sort of concealment of meaning. 638 more words


Your New Character (15 of 266)


Thank you for your letter about losing the linchpin in your family https://dearliver.com/2016/03/16/losing-the-linchpin-in-the-family-unit/

It is true that after your linchpin died you let go, hoping to get through the summer. 180 more words

New Life

Or, Would You Need a Ride?

A few weekends ago I made plans to have a relaxing Saturday at the park with my gal pal Ophelia and her two babies. One is very new, and the older one is three years old. 796 more words


Alcohol: Time To Farewell A Dear, Old Friend?

I’m feeling old today; certainly older than I should feel at fifty, although my kids may argue with that. 

I look at the recent family photos we took at Easter and although I understand that we women of a certain age… 638 more words

Midlife Observations

Happy St. Patrick's Day from B&V

There are holidays sprinkled throughout the year on the calendar. Some were created by Hallmark Cards, i.e. Father’s Day, Mother’s Day and the grandmother of them all, Valentine’s Day. 1,188 more words