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Chateau Malartic Lagraviere : A Gem in Pessac Leognan Bordeaux France

People often ask me about my favourite wine region. Without any hesitation I would say it is Bordeaux in France. There is just something about the complexity and the aging potential of wines from this region which fascinates me. 1,070 more words

International Wines


Back in October, my assistant and one of the volunteers at my museum took me to a cemetery a few miles outside of our town to record the names of the buried and to try to figure out if there were any unmarked graves. 516 more words


The Botsford Inn

As I am getting material ready for one of my dinner club meetings, I remembered a place that was one of our former secretary’s favorite places to have a meeting on the west side. 492 more words


Honoring the Process and Product of Writing

For the last seven weeks, I’ve been home recuperating from two surgeries.  The first was planned, to repair a torn ligament on my foot, while the second, my gallbladder removal – … 1,341 more words

Walking For Meditation or Imagination?

Several times of late I have come across comments by writers of how they use walking as an aid to imagination. A Radio 4 item on Charles Dickens, for example, made much of how he used walking as a tool  to gestate much of  his fictional output.   293 more words


Why did you move the three graves?
Don’t you know your daddy said they were sacred?
Now I’ve got spirits chanting in my head
And I can’t repent for the things I’ve said. 134 more words