That was very nice! It has been a very long time since your humble host has had anything like a real vacation, and to clear one’s head is a lovely thing. Sometimes one needs a bit of a recharge, a spark in the head so to speak, to get back to what is important. And so I have!
The first thing I should do, however, is process a few months of posts into proper pages so you can find them more reliably. Once that’s taken care of, and some other housekeeping done, I’ll be right back to our discussions.
Aye, sure’n it be Talk Like A Pirate Day once again! A day fer all manner o’ scallywags t’ let fly their “arr’s” an’ “aye’s” an’ such like. And of course causing the later question, why is all the rum gone?
Last year we had quite the list of drinks you can celebrate with. To that your fearless cap’n would cheerfully add the Dark and Stormy. In fact, odds are strong several new crewmates will be introduced to it this very evening.
If’n you’ll pardon me, the deck needs swabbing before it’s fit t’ receive visitors.
Last week we met the famous Negroni and its ancestor, the Americano. Let’s have a look at some of the rest of the family – of drinks, that is, not the Italian nobility who lent them their name.
Sounds like a terrible movie. It’s actually a very fine set of closely-related drinks that are extremely easy to make!
Remember when we were encouraged to make use of the time we have, and that from the 17th century? Here we have some more recent thoughts about time – or about forever.