#90 “Heavy” July 11, 2014

July 11, 2014

TODDCAST EPISODE 90: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY (Opener)  Jill, I drove all day today and I’m feeling a little punchy   Greetings from the road Moonstoners, today is July 11th  and we say happy birthday to Leon Spinks.  Neon Leon, as he was called, became the Heavyweight […]

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#89 “Bonds” July 4, 2014

July 3, 2014

TODDCAST EPISODE 89: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY  Greetings revelers, it’s the 4th of July,but before the fireworks go off, let’s say happy birthday to  one of the most infamous bond traders in history, Michael Milken. Known as the King of the junk bonds, Milken spent 22 months […]

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#88 “Settling” June 13, 2014

June 12, 2014

TODDCAST EPISODE 88: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode:   WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is Friday the 13th.  And on this day in 2005, just down the road from us in Santa Maria, a jury acquitted Michael Jackson of all charges in a scandalous case where Michael was accused of […]

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#87 “Press” June 6, 2014

June 6, 2014

TODDCAST EPISODE 87: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is June 6th and we’re finally back!     But first, on this day in 2006, we lost legendary musician Billy Preston.  Preston was a child prodigy. By the tender age of 10, he was  playing gospel […]

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#86 “DNA” April 25, 2014

April 25, 2014

TODDCAST EPISODE 86: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is April 25.  And I bet you didn’t know that today is DNA Day! DNA Day is a holiday celebrated on April 25. It commemorates the day in 1953 when James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind […]

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#85 “Persistence” April 18, 2014

April 18, 2014

TODDCAST EPISODE 85: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY    Greetings Moonstoners, today is April 18th.  And on this day in 1981, two Triple A teams in Rhode Island would begin what was to become the longest professional baseball game ever played.  The Pawtucket Red Sox and the Rochester […]

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#84 “Soft” April 4, 2014

April 4, 2014

TODDCAST EPISODE 84: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY  Q: What if Bill Gates had a dime for every time Windows crashed…  A: Oh, wait a minute, he already does!*  Greetings Moonstoners, today is April 4th.  And on this day in 1975, two precocious kids in Albuquerque, New Mexico, […]

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#83 “Musky”, March 28, 2014

March 28, 2014

TODDCAST EPISODE 83: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY  Greetings Moonstoners, today is March 28th. And on this day in 1914, Edmund Muskie was born.   Having lived in Maine for a while, I remember Muskie.  From 1955 to 1959, he served as Governor of Maine, and was voted […]

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#82 “Semi-Generic” March 21, 2014

March 20, 2014

TODDCAST EPISODE 82: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY    Greetings Moonstoners, Today is March 21st and today we say Happy Birthday to Julio Gallo (1910).  Julio and his brother, Ernest, founded E & J Winery in 1933.  Today they are the largest exporters of California wines and the […]

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#81 March 14, 2014

March 14, 2014

TODDCAST EPISODE 81: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY  Hello Everybody and today is March 14th.   And on this day…well, there’s a lot to talk about this day. For instance, today is Pi Day!  That’s right, your favorite math geek will probably remind you that today is 3.14 […]

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