Damion at Nine Irish Brothers
Pentax ME, 35mm f/2.8 SMC Pentax-A
Fujicolor 200 (at EI 100)

Damion and I have sort of settled on the Nine Irish Brothers pub in West Lafayette as the place we go for dinner. Now that he’s 21, we can both hoist a Guinness. And it’s on tap here, fresh and good.

We had a very nice afternoon together. Two men, their film cameras, the open road, and sights to see.

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10 thoughts on “single frame: Damion at Nine Irish Brothers

  1. DougD says:

    Your son likes Guinness, further proof of your diligent parenting work.

    We tried to get Derek (17) to try beer on a hot day in Costa Rica this year. He found it disgusting. Further parenting is required to demonstrate responsible drinking.

    • He drinks Guinness with his dad, but the jury’s still out whether he likes it! Alcohol has never held much allure for him. I need to work on him — I could use a new whiskey-drinking buddy!

      • DougD says:

        There’s a challenge. Next time we see each other we must introduce a whisky from our respective nation. Frankly I have know nothing about decent Canadian whiskey since I like Scotch, but I think I’ll have a while to prepare for this..

        • All the Canadian whiskeys I know of are inexpensive mixers. That said, in a pinch I’ll sip good old Canadian Club straight.

  2. Nine Irish Brothers is a great little place. I was at first disgusted and then surprised by the fried pickle.

    My favorite Irish Whiskey is Red Breast, it is a single pot still and I highly recommend it. There is another called Writers Tears that is on my “to be sampled” list.

  3. Heide says:

    My gosh. Look how grown-up he is! And how wonderful it is to imagine father and son, sitting down for a chat over a Guinness. These are the moments Damion will treasure for years to come, Jim.

    • Something my wife has taught me by example is the power of creating simple pleasant memories. They really can be the fabric that knits people together!

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