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Happy New Year Cocktail Catch-Up

Happy New Year to all! I had been posting a monthly cocktail recipe at Slow Tuesday Night for a few months when I…stopped. No good excuse; I just lost the writing bug. I didn’t lose the concocting bug, though, so I have several original recipes to share, as I promised a couple of weeks ago…

Ghosts

I am—thankfully, luckily, or otherwise—a novice mourner. I remember my maternal grandfather dying when I was seven after a long illness; I don’t have any memories of him before he was sick. I lost a cousin several years ago in a motorcycle accident, and was truly sad, but he hadn’t been enough a part of…

February Drink of the Month

[This is cross-posted from Slow Tuesday Night, where the Cocktail of the Month is a regular feature, but I felt like this one is front page material. I’m sure you’ll let me know if I’m wrong.] When I attended the National Institute of Applied Sciences in Lyon, France, in the 1994-95 school year, I had…