Monthly Archives: May 2008

A Bespoke Beverage

(The Aldo Rossi designed 8 cup French press for Alessi, through Lumens) Ian Fleming, and his creation James Bond are very much on my mind these days. Fleming and I share a birthday, and tomorrow, the 28th, marks the centenary … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

(photo: Washington Post) Memorial Day, or Decoration Day as it was originally called, is dedicated to remembering those who have given their last full measure. It began to honor those who died in the War Between the States, with both … Continue reading

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Summering in Style

It’s Memorial Day Weekend, which means that it’s time to change out the wardrobe for those summer only pieces that you’ve been itching to wear ever since the spring blossoms dropped their blanket of pollen over your car. If you’re … Continue reading

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