If these Mapes champagne glasses could talk

Surprise today… Received two champagne glasses from Reno’s Mapes estate sent to us by fellow Reno divorce era buffs, Deb Wiger Geraghty and James Stavena. As Bill and I toasted each other with sparkling rose, and wondered whose lips – famous and infamous – had sipped from these glasses, Bill once again told me his…

Feeling grateful this Christmas

WISHING YOU A COZY CHRISTMAS wherever you are! On Christmas Eve, we’ll be by the fireplace with Whiskey Sours, grateful to still have each other’s company. (Photo: Bill’s Christmas card from December 1948, Flying M.E., Washoe Valley, Nevada.)