Macallan 18

Although the ELO concert on Monday was not as exciting as I had hoped, (though I’m still thinking of Rosie Langley for sure) we still had a great mini-break in Dallas this week. Last night we found ourselves back in my favorite Dallas bar The Library and it didn’t disappoint. …

The CD Concert

When you go to a live concert you’re hoping to hear your favorite songs. But of course you want more than that, you could stay at home and listen to the albums if that is all you wanted. You are looking for atmosphere and some connection with the band. In …

The Ginger Man

Last night was one of those rare occasions where I was actually out drinking at a real bar. There was an Englishman and a Scotsman happily talking and drinking and enjoying the warm summer evening. It was a very pleasant evening. I didn’t get too blasted but I slept like …

Mother Russia

With all the excitement of Russia this week I thought I’d give you something more to talk about. The beautiful Russian Model Irina Shayk or in the full blown Russian version: Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova. Irina is currently sharing her New York apartment with Bradley Cooper and they even have a …

I Miss Bowie

Quizzes are only fun when you can figure them out so I appreciate The Consul making it easy for me. I was listening to a playlist I made for my daughter over the weekend and so many of the artists were dead. Boy that is depressing. David Bowie Lou Reed …

Happy Father’s Day

So tomorrow is Father’s Day.  Probably the biggest single difference between myself and my drinking companions on this blog is that I have two children and they have none.  I don’t know if they wanted kids and it just never happened, or they never really wanted them.  For me I …

Album Cover Quiz 2

Following in the great tradition began by the Consul: Album Cover Quiz 1 I give you our second modern Album Cover view of a classic American album from the late 70’s.  This particular view has great meaning to all Americans because there are no Twin Towers anymore.  I knew I …