The Apple Martini

On New Year’s Eve, a young man’s (or woman’s) fancy lightly turns to drinking, often.  Dean Martin used to call it amateur night.  I don’t drink much and I certainly never thought I’d be a martini-drinker.  But I am.  It’s all Musso and Frank’s fault. Musso and Frank’s Grill is the name of a restaurant in Hollywood–the oldest one.  The…
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I never thought my wife would buy me a Lexus for Christmas.  Sure enough, she didn’t. After racking our brains and emptying our wallets trying to make everyone else happy, I think if we don’t get the gift(s) we want for the holidays, it’s perfectly acceptable to buy them for ourselves. Personally, I could use an…
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White Christmas

Forget Bing Crosby’s "White Christmas."  For a serious holiday hoot, try this illustrated version of Clyde McPhatter and the Drifters’  "White Christmas." It’s worth a download and a look, believe me.  Happy Holidays.

Christmas & Kids

As we’ve done every holiday season since the beginning of time, this week on the Dullum File we’re going to be talking with kids.  This time we’re going to be looking back at some of our favorite conversations with youngsters from the past several years.  We always try to talk with second-graders.  They still haven’t…
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Happy Holidays

I don’t think I’ve been to four Christmas parties in the same year in my life–until this year. Thanks to everybody at McNeillus Steel of Fargo, Stenerson Lumber of Moorhead, Minnkota Ag Products of Wahpeton and Halstad Farmers Elevator for inviting me to entertain at their holiday parties this year.  It was one of the very best parts…
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