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Varmint Wars

What with all the real estate madness going on in my life since Spring,...

Goodbye Internet Friend

I don’t think it was the Internet that opened up the doors to...

Scirpus Fail

Habitat restoration is tough. It’s basically playing at being Mother...

D-Lite

So recent routine bloodwork shows me to be deficient in Vitamin D. Vitamin D...

Every Glass Helps!

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

Put Down that Ice Bucket!

Am I the Cassandra of California? Or am I just the only person who realizes...

  • going green
  • the spread
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Vox Clamantis in Deserto

More and more I think there should be an entrance exam for anyone visiting...

Talking Like Rain

Isak Dineson, in her wonderful memoir of her time on an African coffee...

Cut Yer Damn Hair!

I’m old enough to remember when long hair first started becoming...

Varmint Wars

What with all the real estate madness going on in my life since Spring,...

Scirpus Fail

Habitat restoration is tough. It’s basically playing at being Mother...

Every Glass Helps!

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

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,...