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Stop Wine with the Septuagenarian


PapaStavo turned 70 over the weekend.

In 1944, $1 was the equivalent of $12.43 today. Europe was in the throws of World War II. But in a small abode precariously situated in the province of Verona, Italy, a boy was born.

So I packed up the boys and headed south for the celebratory shindig. Continue reading



And lest we forget to honor my own father today: here’s to the man who raised me with stories aplenty… Continue reading


When Life Gives You Lemons

The old saying is, “When life gives you lemons…make lemonade.” When twins grace your life, those lemons become the main ingredient in an Iron Chef competition. Continue reading

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