It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

So this week I started planning (for real this time) a road trip for next month. Each summer we look forward to packing up the summer car and heading Up North — more a state MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

It’s hot, and I have (vaccinated) out-of-state family coming. Now I don’t have the heat wave the west coast is having, but we are looking at 90’s and humid right through the weekend. So I MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Summer officially kicks off this weekend, and while it hasn’t climbed above 50 degrees yet today, I’m willing to overlook today’s temps to a sunnier and warmer tomorrow, and I’m beginning to think about summer MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Cheers and welcome to the 5:00 Somewhere Lounge where I’m hanging out in my flip-flops with a cool summer cocktail in hand! Woot-woot! We’ve been unseasonably warm in the mid- and upper-80s for a few MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its class of 2021 inductees this week, to join a list of those who shaped the history of music. In order to be inducted into the Cleveland MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

There is a 147th run for the roses on Saturday in Kentucky, the first Jewel of the Triple Crown and the “most exciting two minutes in sports.” A day for wild and crazy hats (no MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

On April 23, 1971 — yes, 50 years ago today — the world received an interesting gift of music and art with the release of Sticky Fingers by the Rolling Stones. My BFF and I MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Some new music has been slowly dribbling out this spring, which has me looking around more on Spotify — browsing for release dates and some promising, hopeful additions to approaching patio evenings with a bluetooth MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Living through a pandemic for over a year has given me an opportunity to begin appreciating more wine, and I’m fortunate enough to have a four generation family winery near me whose delivery drivers are MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

It was Opening Day for baseball yesterday, and as Michiganders have been known to refer to it before, it was Sno-pening Day. If the thought of bundling up with your cold beer and hot dog MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

A few weeks back in Black History Month we visited the Blue Front Cafe and listened to some juke joint blues with a simple man named Jimmy “Duck” Holmes. This video was shared in 2010 MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

If it’s 5:00 where you are, you can look forward to the vernal equinox in just a little more than 12 hours. The first day of spring, a day to celebrate the Northern Hemisphere tilting MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

We are likely to hear a lot about Daylight Savings Time this weekend, which occurs early Sunday morning when my circadium rhythm will be working at maximum efficiency to restore my body and soul. I MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

It’s Women’s History Month, and we’ve been given a chance to celebrate all of the joyful roles that women fill in our lives. Today, we’re looking back at several decades of music we’ve been gifted MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Welcome to the 5:00 Somewhere Cafe! Come along today on a Black History Month peek at some Old South culture. Grab a drink, smoke ’em if ya got ’em, and let’s get tangled up in MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

The Friday 5:00 happy hour is provided for you as a means to relax and alleviate the stress of the week. While this is often suggested as a place to partake of a cocktail, beer, MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

What a Friday! What a week! We made it through. I know I need some Distance from this horrific moment in America’s history, some time to reconnect with the world outside of the outrageous theater MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

A great question was raised this morning in light of the current snow globe atmosphere slamming the Great Lakes region, including my own back yard. Is this Phil’s fault? Or is it the fault of MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Today’s Happy Hour research has led me to find that President Biden is a teetotaler. He says that one of his favorite uncles was a heavy drinker, and therefore chose to avoid it. The majority MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

As “dem Trumps” have vacated Washington, there’s one fantastic benefit we may have overlooked. We no longer have to stand for Trump women hogging the fashion spotlight in their pretentious, vulgar couture. Enter Bernie Sanders MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Trump walks into a bar…….and immediately lowers it. Ugh……Did he have to lower it this far? These MAGAholics need their next pub crawl squashed and sent directly to the MAGAdrunk-tank. Thanks to the MAGApandemic, raging MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Nothing could be better than kicking back on a Friday night, fluffing the couch pillows and grabbing your favorite lap throw, and settling in to watch more about a fine group of domestic terrorists attempting MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

We’ve officially turned the page on 2020, but almost like an epilogue to a horror novel, there was one more name to add in the annals of artists lost in the painfully ugly year that MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s Christmas Somewhere

Somewhere it’s Christmas! I put a pumpkin pie in the oven, the potatoes are ready to be whipped, and the spiral ham’s aroma is arousing memories of Christmases past, filled with music, noise, wrapping paper MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Did anyone else just figure out that Christmas is a week from today? That was me last night. So today has been spent in the kitchen making treats for the lucky handful who will be getting some goodies — easy on the baking, just some melting chocolate for assorted dipped delicacies. MORE