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A Blow-out Tasting

I received a rather cryptic email telling me that there would be a blow-out tasting at D. Vine Fine Wines in Livonia, and I was free, so my curiosity got the best of me. 573 more words


Take A Shower

Thin ruby with wide clear edges tinted amber.  Big smokey barnyard funk all dirty baby diapers and meadow-muffins with a heady concentration of flabby fruit and rubber band. 248 more words


In the pines

The trees along California’s north coast are beautiful… but you don’t normally find too many fish hiding in them.

We were actually looking for access to the shore, which in this area means a rocky point where it’s relatively safe to stand, or maybe a small beach we might be able to climb down to without breaking our necks.  112 more words


House of sand and fog

Whenever we travel to the coast, while I’m hunting for good photography subjects the Big Guy searches for the perfect fishing spot. Luckily, our goals usually mesh pretty well. 180 more words


Life on the edge

It takes a special kind of resiliance to thrive where the soil is rocky or sandy, the waves pound, the air is salty, and fog frequently obscures the sun.


wine - 2010 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast


Sonoma coast holiday

I’ve been at the coast with the Big Guy for a few days, with limited internet access and no phone service at all.  Although I’ll soon have loads of new photos to share, this one — taken by the side of Highway 1 near Salt Point — will have to serve as a bit of a teaser. 8 more words