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Denatured Alcohol: a portrait of self by Patrick Valdez

It is the year two thousand and eighteen.  I have bourbon and cigars.  Life is currently good up here on the frozen tundra.
Recent posts

Spyhouse: the little coffeehouse that tried

First off, I love the crisp white bags with the Spyhouse logo printed on them.  I always feel all ooh la la when I carry one down the street.But I digress.  Secondly, I do not have any negative feelings towards Spyhouse but they really don't make a good cup of coffee or espresso and that is simply my opinion and really; who the fuck am I?

Sailor Andy and the North Loop Boom Boom

Shamma lamma wow!  Boom boom time on the North Loop you little piggies.

North Loop Art: Minneapolis

Ooooh la la, such chic and trendy art appearing in the North Loop of Minneapolis.  This gem is on display at the Tractor Works Building.

Carlos Torano Signature Cigar by Patrick Valdez

Carlos Torano Signature
Size: Toro 6 x 50
A beautifully full bodied cigar with a creamy flavor and hints of spice and pepper that do not linger in the throat. I was surprised that the smoke from this cigar had a slightly sweet smell that I found pleasant and welcoming.

Just Some Street In Saint Paul by Patrick Valdez

This is just some street in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
I live in Saint Paul, but not on this particular street.
I took this photograph on a weekend.
I don't remember now if it was a Saturday or a Sunday but I think it was a Sunday.
There was nothing particularly odd about this scene but all I could imagine was that at night and possibly during the day, random people come here and pee on the walls.
That preconceived notion might have been influenced by the liquor store across the street but I can't say for certain.
In any case, here is a photograph of some street in Saint Paul.