Recall I thought the saloon at the Union Hotel in Los Alamos would be a neat place to visit? I know many of you think of me as a Quiche eating foo-foo wine drinker and normally you are correct but I am also comfortable walking into this place and sitting with the locals, biker gang members and talking and drinking a glass of Figueroa Pale Ale while....
...asking if this is a real moose head or a fake one. It's real. Some guy said it would be small for an Alaskan moose, large for a Canadian, ot the other way around...I can't remember. I sat next to a guy who is an independent welder making $80 an hour and has more work then he can handle. His father planted the first grape vines in the Santa Ynez Valley back in 1973 and when you reach the cattle guard at the top of Drum Canyon Road, the 38 acres to the south are his....or his dad's...I can't remember.