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10.27.2004

Wine For Your Vote

I love San Francisco. Thanks to Sam over at Becks & Posh for pointing out the fabulous offer from the Ferry Plaza Wine Merchants: show them you voted on November 2nd, and get a glass wine for a dollar! Good all day long as long as you have proof that you voted. Knowing them, it won't be a glass of plonk, either -- they've got a great wine bar and store. And, please, if you don't do it for your country, at least do it for Sam -- she's English and therefore ineligible.

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