Tag Archives: Travel

Vacation

I was lucky enough to spend last week in beautiful Delray Beach, Florida. I didn’t do that much; mostly walked on the beach and swam laps in the pool.  We returned to 15 inches of snow. If I could have … Continue reading

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Beer Tourism

From March 31 to April 8, New Hampshire will be celebrating the third annual Craft Beer  Week. New Hampshire has sixty-three breweries and ten distributors.  Events such as a Craft Beer Week, which is marketing beer as a tourist activity, … Continue reading

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Under Control? 13

This is a video of the talk I gave at the Under Control Conference in London in June 2013. Click here to  view it. When I figure out how to post the actual video on this site, I will. If … Continue reading

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Methylated Spirits

At the Alcohol Drugs History Conference, Under Control?, held in London from June 20 to June 23, Stella Moss gave a very interesting and somewhat horrifying talk about “Methylated spirit consumption and the control of deviant drinking in interwar Britain.” … Continue reading

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Bourbon and Wine

As I have said, one reason I was in Paris and London was to give a paper at the Alcohol Drugs History Conference, Under Control? My paper was “Creating Bourbon: Distillers and the federal government 1862-1963.” I was part of … Continue reading

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Down and out in Paris and London

As you may be able to tell from my previous two posts I found being in London easier than being in Paris. Part of it was the language, of course, but there were other reasons as well. There was less … Continue reading

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Drinking in Paris and London

I have been to Paris three times and each time I have felt that I generally got good wine. To me, who knows nothing about wine, French wines taste better than the wine I get in America. One of the … Continue reading

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Occupy Sandy

On Monday I was in New York City and I volunteered with Occupy Sandy. Because I am a nurse I was sent to Far Rockaway to help in a clinic that was being started at St. Gertrude’s Church. I had … Continue reading

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Schlitz Palm Garden

Of the four days and three nights we were Milwaukee for the OAH we spent one day getting there, one day sightseeing, and one day and a half days actually going to the convention. On Saturday we spent the morning … Continue reading

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Miller Park

  Friday night, after immersing ourselves in Pabst, we went to Miller Park to see the Milwaukee Brewers play the Colorado Rockies. Miller Brewing paid forty million to have the stadium name and title sponsorship. The fact that the ballpark … Continue reading

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