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I Watched Fireworks With My Son

I Watched Fireworks With My Son

As the helicopter flew overhead, its rotor blades slicing through air, I stood on a rooftop, camera in hand, and the Louisville skyline transformed into Mosul, the Iraqi city where I perched on rooftops as an Army photojournalist. I felt my chest; I was missing […]

Velier Foursquare 2006: The Greatest Rum I’ve Ever Tasted

Velier Foursquare 2006: The Greatest Rum I’ve Ever Tasted

What does a perfect spirit taste like? The perfect spirit is complex, challenges your senses and causes tingling sensations. On the nose, no matter the category, greatness is as much as what it is–bakery, earth, fruit or floral notes, e.g.—as what it isn’t—rubbing alcohol, varnish […]