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Thinking About Lost History & Cocktails on Memorial Day

A Memorial Day blog post should be about fun and friends and amazing summer cocktails to serve at your barbeque. I get it. And I do have a cocktail that I’m eager to share with you. I promise. But first, let’s just take a second this Memorial Day morning to pay tribute to the fallen. I don’t just mean the fallen soldiers. This morning, I am thinking about the billions of folks whose stories have fallen away from our history.  READ THE FULL POST ON PLENTY OF ICE>>>

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The Old Fashioned Do Gooder: Mad Men Moments in the Age of Social Innovation

Did you know that Rachel Maddow has a Cocktail Moment?  During this election season, I have become a huge fan of hers and, last night, for the first time, I watched as she ended her week by sharing one of her favorite cocktails with us.  My partner and I just sat there, eyes wide and mouths agape, as she poured a new spin on the Old Fashioned.

I knew I liked her before but last night made me realize that I have found my Soul Mate. Continue reading