Bastille Day!

On July 14 we celebrate Bastille Day. This French National Holiday is celebrated by liberty loving people around the globe. In 1789 tensions were high in France as a growing group of ordinary citizens were pushing for a national constitution. These French citizens were inspired by the newly independent United States of America and their newly formed Constitution that was adopted that same year....

The Act of Independence

In a few short days many of us in the US will be celebrating the 241st anniversary of the founding of The United States of America. Many simply refer to the day as the Fourth of July but I opt for Independence Day. Every month in every year has a fourth but there was only one July 4, 1776 and what happened on and near...

National Jerky Day – June 12

Just in case you were too busy with life we wanted you to aware that today – June 12 – is National Jerky Day. Jerky is the carnivore’s ultimate protein snack. Jerky is lightweight and easy to carry making it the ultimate long-haul flight snack. Many brands are available in your local mini-mart and if you are lucky, your local butcher offers his own...

Negroni Week – Coming to a Bar Near You

Just when you thought that all of the fun had been exhausted, along comes Negroni Week! What is Negroni Week you ask? Essentially during Negroni Week, June 5-11, bars around the world will mix their favorite Negroni variations, donating a portion of proceeds from each one sold to a charity of their choice. You can find bars participating in this year’s Negroni Week by...

The 143rd Kentucky Derby

Saturday, May 6,  America and the world will be glued to their TV sets to watch the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. The Kentucky Derby was first run in 1875 and was witnessed by roughly 10,000 people. The first race was run on a 1 1/2 mile course that was quickly changed to 1 1/4 miles the next year in 1876 and remains...

The Game – 51st Super Bowl

It’s here! No typical Sunday Funday this week, no way, it’s Super Sunday. Last year we celebrated the milestone 50th Super Bowl. While the viewers did not break a record, it was the third most watched Super Bowl in history. One’s 51st birthday may not get quite the attention of the 50th but this year the movement is growing for the day following the...

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