Monthly Archives: June 2011

God Save the Commonwealth, and God Bless America!


In honor of the upcoming holiday to celebrate our wonderful country’s independence from the ole Red Coats, I leave you with this candid recollection of a conversation between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.  At the time, the two along with … Continue reading

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Hey There, Boo Boo. You Want to Go Steal a Pic-a-nic Basket?


Perhaps you weren’t fortunate enough to experience reruns of The Yogi Bear Show.  That’s where the title comes from, it was Yogi’s favorite line every episode to his sidekick Boo Boo (not to be confused with Boo, aka Miss Sassy … Continue reading

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Digging a Hole to China


It is a saying I’m sure we all have heard at some point.  Some of us maybe were building sand castles on the beach, others were just messing around in the backyard, but for me it was said when I … Continue reading

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Grilling in Manhattan


Here’s a simple fact… I love things that are cooked on a grill.  Simple fact number two… you can’t have a grill in a NYC apartment (unless you’re so wealthy you have an apartment with gobs of outdoor terrace/deck space). … Continue reading

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Some South in the Mouth!

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Well Miss Fancy Boots and I ended up attending the Big Apple BBQ Block Party and woooooowheeeeeee was it worth it!  We were joined by one of Miss Fancy Boots’ best friends whom I’ll dub, Miss Disney (she holds a … Continue reading

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Barbecue, Beer, and Bourbon


This weekend the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party comes to town and takes over Madison Square Park.  Featuring BBQ from some of the country’s top renowned pitmasters showcasing their specialties for just $8 per plate.  Admission is free, but who … Continue reading

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Mimosas and Mallets, What a Day!


Recognize the man above?  Well you should.  He’s Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras, the Captain of the Black Watch polo team, face of the Ralph Lauren Polo clothing and fragrance lines, and likely the second most interesting man in the world.  Oh, … Continue reading

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BRILLIANT!


And that is exactly what came to mind when I saw this deal go up on twitter. If you had not caught on at this point from reading my blog [or perhaps you’re new here] two of my favorite things … Continue reading

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