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General Custer and My Dad

My late father was the living embodiment of the adage: “If you...

What I Forgot to Tell You

As I’ve been posting about our Project Lawn Be Gone, I’ve had a...

Hey, Join My Cult!

Tonight I watched “Going Clear” the documentary exposé on...

Native Wisdom

In our great conversion from thirsty Bluegrass lawn to appropriate...

We Walk the Line

We continue the slow progress of building our home in Sonoma — well,...

Project Lawn Be Gone: PROGRESS!

Now the fun begins! We went through the arduous task of sheet mulching, then...

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Moving My Heart from San Francisco

If it’s been a little quiet around here, it’s because there are...

Thanksgiving Stuffing Guide

No, not that kind of stuffing! While the rest of you are gorging on turkey...

And How Did You Get Here?

This blog is not much more than an outlet for my writing. Along the way, I...

Oh Greatest of Dachshunds

If you’ve spent any time here at Left Coast Cowboys, you know that...

Terrier Felicitations

Yesterday the news broke that fashion designer, Tom Ford, and his longtime...

Hi Ho Prius and Away

Is it strange that I tend to define the last ten or so years of my life by...

Every Glass Helps!

Like most winemakers in the southern parts of Napa and Sonoma counties,...

It’s The Terroir, Stupid!

Everyone has their hot buttons. The things that make them yell at the TV and...

The 2013 Sonoma Harvest Report

Well, it’s over. The 2013 winegrowing season in Sonoma. Actually,...