Bum Wine Tasting Party

I found this site, bumwine.com, a number of years ago, and it gave me a great idea to have a bum wine tasting party. For over five years, I’ve been threatening to hold such a party.

I don’t know how widely known this is, but it turns out that a lot of these “wines” are produced by established, reputable wineries, but they don’t necessarily want you to know that. Night Train, for example, is a product of E. & J. Gallo Winery. The label on a bottle of Night Train makes no mention of Gallo. It shows as being produced by Night Train Limited.

I wanted that have little cards with the name of each wine on the table. It would have been fancy.

It turns out that a lot of these wines are no longer produced. See the email below that I received in 2018.

It seems that I had this idea a bit too late to actually hold such a party.

Hairstyles and Job Interviews

I think I look a lot better with alternative styled clothes, hair, etc. During the “shelter in place” and “work from home” phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, I was sporting a mohawk (one that I almost never spiked up properly) and a little facial hair (according to the references I’ve reviewed, it was a “circle beard“). I thought this look was a more accurate representation of “me”.

On the other hand, I had a couple of job interviews this year. It was difficult to style whatever hair I had to work with into a professional look. I tried, but it was still awkward. So, I’ve been growing it back out, and it looks fine, but I’m disappointed – and tempted to switch back!