Category Archives: Wine

Winter is Nature’s Way of Saying, “Up Yours.”

Texas massages you with its warmth. It talks you into unbuttoning your shirt and putting on those short, shorts. It makes you soft, pliable, vulnerable, weak. It turns you into a tender slab of Kobe Beef. In Texas, you shed … Continue reading

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Litter Bugs and Crying American Indians. Recycle Damn It!!

“Solid wastes” are the discarded leftovers of our advanced consumer society. This growing mountain of garbage and trash represents not only an attitude of indifference toward valuable natural resources, but also a serious economic and public health problem. — Jimmy … Continue reading

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The Arrival of our Household Goods!

So almost two months after it was first loaded into boxes our household goods arrived on Friday.  Imagine all of your stuff gone for two months…now you get to pack up one 50 pound bag (per person) of whatever stuff … Continue reading

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My Ration Card and the Mystery of the “Kimchi” Fridge

In order to purchase items at the Post Exchange or the Commissary here in Korea, you must have not only your military ID, but also your Ration Card.  Any check-out counter you go through won’t ring up your purchase until you present your cards to be … Continue reading

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