I’ve Had It With These Motherf%$*& Snakes!
May06

I’ve Had It With These Motherf%$*& Snakes!

Okay, where is Samuel L. Jackson when you really need him? Because while the ultimate Hollywood badass is probably out sipping Champagne at some film premiere, I’m suddenly dealing with a scary snake invasion. I knew there were rattlers around here. The workmen used to find them all the time when they were starting to work on the barn. But after a while, the sounds of construction drove them away. And that fed into the mythology...

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Bad Sneakers and a Piña Colada, My Friend
Apr23

Bad Sneakers and a Piña Colada, My Friend

Maybe it’s me and maybe I’m just showing my age, but my summer soundtrack always includes Steely Dan’s Bad Sneakers: Bad sneakers and a Piña Colada my friend Stompin’ on the avenue by Radio City With a Transistor And a large sum of money to spend “Summer”, you say? Yup, as of this week, it seems as if summer in Sonoma has officially started. Days are already in the Seventies, nights are warming up...

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Snakes Alive!
Apr20

Snakes Alive!

I don’t know how Samuel L. Jackson would feel about it, but most of us here love snakes. Especially King Snakes. Louis found this guy up by the top of our man-made Lake Charles Falls. Normally, we don’t disturb the wildlife, but our friend here wasn’t living up to his potential in the woods. He’s needed down in the pasture which is being overrun with gophers and moles. Good thing gophers and moles is his...

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