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The Superbowl.

Well, now that this town has had a little time to get over the Superbowl, I can post to say I was personally okay with the outcome thanks to Mr. Manning and myself sharing an alma mater and a few business classes back in '02.

Although, over the past five years, we've been to victory parades for the Bruins, the Celtics and the RedSox. So I would like the sweep. You know, it's tough living in...

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Old Try presents the National Championship

Don't forget to tell all your Southern friends up in Boston, or even in the whole of New England, not to forget to RSVP for the LSU / Bama game on the 9th.

We're going to foot the bill for some appetizers and give away a Louisiana and an Alabama print at the half. And we're going to convince the bartenders at Clery's to make Sazeracs in honor of the game's host city.

Ain't nothing to it but to...

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Egg Bowl.


For in case I get egg on my face tonight. Egg goes better with the taste of New Orleans on the tounge.

1 cube sugar
1½ ounces  Rye Whiskey
¼ ounce Herbsaint
3 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
Lemon peel

... Pack an Old-Fashioned glass with ice
... In a second Old-Fashioned glass place the sugar cube and add the Peychaud's Bitters to it, then crush the sugar cube

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Watching the South.

You can't not watch football if you are from the South and living outside of it. Because, for good or ill, that's going to be what you got to talk with friends and family back home about.

You see that Bama game?


Hum. Well, good talking to you.

Saturday night we had some new friends over, S_____ & K_____ who just moved up from Durham, North Carolina, with their twin babies. We'd worked at the same...

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