"Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night." A little doodle by Charlie-Bowater for one the most beautiful lines from any poem, The Old Astronomer by Sarah Williams.
Matcha Mint Juleps (Matcha is an amazingly healthy, cancer preventing Japanese Green Tea). One of the drinks in my article The “Cool School”, Part Cool Refreshing Summer Drink Recipes, for "Grown Folks" (with a few quick notes on healthy sweeteners)
New Fashioned 2 oz. bourbon 1 brown sugar cube 2 dashes of Fee Brothers Orange Bitters 2 blackberries 1 orange wedge 1 thyme sprig Splash of club soda Garnish: thyme-blackberry (blackberry poked through with a thyme sprig)