Monthly Archives: July 2009

A Last Resort for a First Course

Every so often I get a notion into my head to do something best left to those who do it better. Last week Mrs. E. and I were privileged to attend a birthday dinner that featured an extraordinary dinner menu. … Continue reading

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The Long and Short of Collars

Cary Grant knew a thing or two about presentation. He carefully calculated his clothing choices to create an unbroken line — an arrow, really — that pointed straight to that face. But he also had to play down what he … Continue reading

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Beck and Call

My apologies for the late notice. We have been entertaining (unexpected, at least in my case) houseguests and the airconditioning is on the fritz. Oh, and now I’m out of beer. Back soon and with any luck with a photo … Continue reading

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