Poking around just now, I noticed that absinthe only has one tag, while both Absolute and vodka have two. So here's a nice picture of a glass of absinthe I drank in Baku, so that I can right this woeful imbalance:
Letters in Bottles began in January 2005 as "Letters in Bottles: The Island Pundit" at the University of Wisconsin. Started by Steve S, the blog includes a number of regular contributors, all of whom met originally on the "island" of Madison. We are: A veteran of the Iraq War. A former Peace Corps volunteer in the Caucasus. A law student in New Orleans. An Engineering grad student. We comment regularly on politics, world affairs, culture, news, music, and much more.