Month: December 2020


It’s Dangerous


“It’s dangerous being a prophet; especially in times of upheaval.”  Episode two, late December 2020  from The Stand, CBS All Access, based on the Stephen King novel of the same name and spoken by a kind, good, pandemic survivor. More than half a century ago, about when President Kennedy was...

Martinis and Miracles


As Christmas approaches, I wondered today, what made me happy about the season.  Gingerbread martinis.  I know. A good Christian would have thought perhaps, of Lessons and Carols Festivals - I was that Christian once. Or perhaps of Midnight Mass - well, to be honest, I found it horribly exhausting....

a brief break in The Daily Sip ’till January 1st, 2021


Dear readers; (The short version:) The Daily Sip has been briefly suspended in November and December in favor of making pottery Christmas gifts and in preparation for a new 2.0 version with an adjusted name on this site in January. Stay tuned.) Chas and Shugg     (The full version:)...