ITEM TWENTY FIVE: The Blue Rimmed Glass

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ITEM TWENTY FIVE: The Blue Rimmed Glass. To mark the beginning of summer, I filled my new blue rimmed glass with one of my summertime favorites, the Arnold Palmer and Jack, and headed into Old Town Albuquerque. Just off the crowded plaza I found this red bench for this photograph and quickly shot the cocktail as tourists milled about. As I walked back to the studio, the band in the gazebo lit into a spirited version of a Chuck Berry song in Spanish that was the perfect accompaniment for a beverage that is also made better by blending classic elements in unexpected ways.

ITEM TWO: The Lowball Glass

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ITEM TWO: The Lowball Glass. For a quarter from the estate sale down the street comes my new lowball glass. With its heavy base, two fingers of Protestant whiskey, and the year and initials that lends itself to a fictional story, it is the perfect addition to the studio’s now two-item collection.