Saints preserve you who are celebrating wedding anniversaries. St. Patrick’s fete for Dr.Serta and Merrysmum. St. Joseph’s for GemQueen and A-Man. Can it be 17 years ago that we all gathered at the Fairmont in San Fran? Mazel tov. Bienvenido de Lisboa y Madrid, Ben.
What are final four picks this year? You can’t sit on the sidelines. Man up. Anybody can pick Kansas. Or St. John’s, Louisville, Vanderbilt. Oops. Loved Gabrielle Hamilton’s beautifully written memoir, Blood, Bones & Butter. She worked at Northampton’s Jake’s, Curtis & Schwartz Cafe back in the day.