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Crowd funding rescued this wine that had been in the works for 11 years

Tim Olson made wine from this vineyard for 11 years. 

Tim Olson has come a long way since he started making wine in his garage in 1986. 905 more words


Tarasque, The Really Weird Looking Monster of France

The Tarasque is a folkloric monster of Southern France, who has followed the path of many other monsters.

The Tarasque’s story is complicated.  This monster, seemingly made up of the leftover parts of other monsters, has a turtle/armadillo body, lion/dragon head, and scorpion/snake tail. 287 more words

A Sampling of France...

I came back from a wine tasting on Monday, to tell my husband that this was the first evening I felt a semblance of “normal” since I returned from my trip to the Caribbean with my daughter.   473 more words