Due to UPS delays, my shipment of Inman’s wines was still en route when I tuned in to Monday’s tasting, and I was salivating at the rest of the group’s descriptions of the minerally Endless Crush rosé and the Russian River Valley Chardonnay. I listened as Inman explained how the 2017 Pinot Noir was a wine born of unhappy circumstance: Her mother had been diagnosed with cancer, again, and Inman didn’t have enough time to determine separate blends for her various Pinot Noir lots. So she just combined them into a single blend. … [Read more...] about While sheltering in place, California wineries rush to offer virtual wine tastings. Are they fun or just awkward?
A Porter Home Depot gifted a couple of boxes of N95 masks, along with Tyvek coveralls, chemical respirators, hand sanitzers and, along with a Kingwood Lowe’s, safety glasses, cleaning and disinfectant supplies. The two home improvement stores, the New Caney charity Mission Northeast and the Conroe construction supplier Eagle Sand & Gravel all donated latex gloves, too. … [Read more...] about Montgomery County pleads for donated supplies to help shield first responders from coronavirus
But the Lord & Taylor department store, seeking foot traffic in its huge parking lots that straddle High Ridge and Long Ridge roads, has stepped up to allow food trucks in its lots from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. … [Read more...] about Stamford Lord & Taylor Welcomes Food Trucks: Report
Rickie will then give a heartwarming speech comparing his struggles in major championships to America fighting the virus and how they both persevered and ultimately triumphed. He’ll then share with the world that he and his wife Allison Stokke (google her) are expecting their first son and they’re naming him either “Trump” or “The Donald”…not Donald but “The Donald”. There wouldn’t be a dry eye in the house. Even the drunk and rowdy New York golf fans would be crying into their beers. It would be the perfect ending. Additionally, it will start a rapprochement with Asian countries as Rickie is a quarter Japanese. He’s made for this moment. The Chinese leaders watching from afar but will be so moved by the scene they will immediately close all their wet markets and start adhering to international law. … [Read more...] about Fever Dreams from the Quarantined Zone
“I just started carrying this with me,” Smith said as people walked in and out of nearby doors. Some of the passengers coming through this bus station arrive on a Greyhound bus - they come from states all across the U.S., and there’s no way of knowing if they are carrying more than a bus pass and belongings as they cut through the city. … [Read more...] about Some South Carolinians depend on public bus despite risks