After the Wood Rat

Nov 10, 2013 by

Since we have a lot of woods up here in Sonoma, we have a lot of wood rats. Specifically Dusky Footed Wood Rats which are native to...

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Fox Terrier Art

Nov 9, 2013 by

We own Smooth Fox Terriers. We are the elite. These are the most elegant dogs in the world. So, of course, we have a never ending...

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Getting Shit Done

Nov 7, 2013 by

A vineyard, like any farm, has its own rhythms. Most of those are tied into the seasons. Or into the County authorities who mandate...

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Another Post About Proust

Nov 6, 2013 by

If you are wondering why there is a sudden barrage of posts from me, and you didn’t see the badge down at the lower left hand...

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The Other Royal Wedding

Oct 18, 2013 by

One things the British do better than anyone is weddings. That is if you rate weddings by the number of wonderful large hats and...

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Fitzrovia Redux

Oct 17, 2013 by

I’ve mentioned before that we have a very special way of “doing” London, largely because we’ve both lived...

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Juice Cleanse Redux

Oct 5, 2013 by

Yes, I’m doing another juice cleanse. No, this isn’t going to be a regular thing with me. In my experience, a juice...

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Crushing Cinsault with Cousin ...

Oct 1, 2013 by

You’ve noticed there haven’t been many winemaking posts around here lately. That’s because we are moving into Stage...

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Making It Work

Sep 20, 2013 by

If you are not a Project Runway fan, move along. Because this post is not for you. But my similarly PR-obsessed peeps and especially...

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Keep on Truckin’

Sep 3, 2013 by

I have been banking my Car Kharma for a long time now. For someone my age, I’ve had relatively few cars and, as Andy will tell...

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Entirely Too Much Fun!

Sep 1, 2013 by

Andy is the master at buying things — particularly vehicles — that really don’t have any practical purpose. Like...

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Ketching Up

Aug 26, 2013 by

I’ve posted before about making ketchup. So, fair warning, this is not a recipe post. I’ll refer, as I have in the past,...

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