It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

July 10, 2020 PMSwithESP

It’s 5:00 here in Culinary Confinement, where as luck might have it I came home with a bottle of Lime Absolut and some ginger beer. You can see where this is headed. If you are MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

July 3, 2020 PMSwithESP

Well, there’s no place like home for the holidays, ’cause it matters how far away you roam. When you long for the safety of being virus-free, for the holidays, you can’t beat home sweet home. MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

June 26, 2020 PMSwithESP

July is soon here, and it’s often during this hot month that we pack a cooler in the car and head “Up North” — a fuzzy, imaginary line that is somewhere 100 miles or so MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

June 19, 2020 PMSwithESP

Summer is fast approaching! What I mean is the astronomical beginning of summer in the northern hemisphere is at our doorstep. It’s when the sun reaches its highest in the sky, and is set for MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

June 5, 2020 PMSwithESP

It’s 5:00 where I am, and in Dublin, Ireland, it was 5:00 five hours ago. So I’m thinking that one of the oldest bars in Ireland would probably be rocking right now, with sloppy pints MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

May 29, 2020 PMSwithESP

The end of the weekly rat race is here, and it’s time to gear up for some weekend extracurriculars. This week found me facing up to my fears of interacting with unmasked strangers. Let me MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

May 22, 2020 PMSwithESP

So another Friday is here already, and not only is it a Friday, it’s a holiday Friday. Isn’t it great to remember the relief of relishing a long weekend? After several weeks of hunkering in MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

May 15, 2020 PMSwithESP

It’s been a while since I’ve sat at an actual bar or roundtable for a group cocktail.  Probably longer than I’m willing to admit, and definitely longer than a national lockdown has kept most of MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

May 8, 2020 PMSwithESP

It’s indeed 5:00 somewhere, and the News Views Lounge is open, friends. So, speaking of “friends”….. I’ve been thinking today about us. We’ve become regulars here, with a few random guests who stop in for MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

May 1, 2020 PMSwithESP

It not only is 5:00 somewhere, it’s 5:00 where I am, and these protestors in Michigan are driving me to drink some more. While there are healthier ways to manage the stress of living in MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

April 24, 2020 PMSwithESP

Yes, indeed it’s 5:00 somewhere, and by now I’m thinking we would all rather be wherever it is One Happy Hour. If we could meet up anywhere in the world, where would you pull up MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

April 17, 2020 PMSwithESP

It’s Friday, and another week has come and gone in this pandemic purgatory we are trying to survive. For the record, this is Friday April 17, our fifth consecutive happy hour together in this space. MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

April 10, 2020 PMSwithESP

Welcome to cocktail hour with your News Views friends, where any Friday is Good, but today it’s offically “Good Friday!” Let’s celebrate what was actually good about this week, no matter how long it takes MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

April 3, 2020 PMSwithESP

Welcome back to News Views Happy Hour, where it’s 5:00 somewhere all day long! It’s hard to believe it’s already Friday again……how long will it be before we just lose count? Someone let me know MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

March 27, 2020 PMSwithESP

Welcome back to the Happy Hour News Views Lounge, and TGIF! As last week we came together because many of our watering holes were dried up for business, perhaps some of you are finding your MORE