October 1, 2014

Friday Afternoon Thread: 30 Years Ago Today – THRILLER

(h/t GLH) Wow, 30 years ago? I can't be that old! Thriller is the sixth studio album by American recording artist Michael Jackson. It was released on November 30, 1982, by Epic Records as the follow-up to Jackson's critically and commercially … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: African American Winemakers

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HAPPY FRIDAY POU! We continue our series on African American Winemakers with....   VANCE SHARP Sharp Cellars Sonoma County, California   Vance and Monika’s love for wine began in 1968 in Saarlouis, Germany where they met in a … [Read more...]

Thursday Afternoon Thread: Bo Knows Decorations

Adorable! Check out Bo as he inspects the 2012 White House Holiday Decorations! … [Read more...]

POU NFL Picks and Week Twelve Winner

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Dang, I went from a high to a low in picks (you bet not say anything aleth!!) Oh well! Who tops out this week? Why its______________________Pbomb!! … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: African American Winemakers

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GOOD MORNING POU! We continue our series on African American Winemakers with....   THE STERLING FAMILY Esterlina Vineyards & Winery Mendocino County, California   From Santa Cruz Sentinel, Nov. 2009: Sometimes wine tastes a bit … [Read more...]

Wednesday Afternoon Thread: President Obama on extending tax cuts for Middle Class

If Congress fails to act, every family in America will see their taxes automatically go up at the beginning of next year. A typical middle-class family of four would see its taxes rise by $2,200. … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: African American Winemakers

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HAPPY HUMPDAY PRAGOBOTS! We continue our series on African American Winemakers with...   MAC MCDONALD Vision Cellars Sonoma Valley, California   From "A Vintner's Vision", SF Chronicle May 2008: Spend 10 minutes visiting with Mac … [Read more...]