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  • Watermelon Lemonade Margaritas

    “Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” Henry James Even with my heart hardened against summer in general, I have to admit James was onto something. Summer afternoon. The words conjure up feelings of deep golden sunlight, pleasant listlessness, and the magic of possibilitythat […]

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  • Frozen Cantaloupe Margaritas

    “To whom it may concern: It is springtime. It is late afternoon.” –Kurt Vonnegut This post was sponsored by Patrón but all words, opinions, and fondness of spring afternoons is my own. It is in fact a late afternoon in April as I write this. Today is a warm, sleepy springtime day. Everything has been languid […]

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  • Peach Bellini Sangria

    “I have drunken deep of joy, And I will taste no other wine to-night.” —Percy Bysshe Shelley I recall having sangria with every nearly meal in Spain the winter I was fifteen. I marveled at how someone my age didn’t have to steal sips of other’s drinks when attentions were diverted. I was given a […]