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Unquiet Time

I get up between 5 and 5:30 a.m. every weekday. I do this because it’s the only way I can get some dark, quiet, alone time in my own house. 1,757 more words

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How long does grief last?

Healing from a life changing incident takes time. Everybody says that. Social conventions have different approaches depending on culture, history and traditions. Whether it’s death, divorce, or job loss, we all know when the beginning of grief happens, but never the end. 376 more words

Some Thinking About Bordeaux

Writer Ethan Fixell sent me (in my role as the fine wine buyer for Spec’s) some questions to answer for his upcoming article on “Selling Bordeaux Today” for… 1,035 more words

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Reviewed in Down Beat

Happy New Year! I’m thrilled about this forthcoming review of The Kind of Man I Am: Jazzmasculinity and the World of Charles Mingus Jr. (@weslpress) in February’s Down Beat. Thank you @EugeneHolley !

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Idiosyncratic Champagne

You may know that I sometimes (ok, regularly) put on classes that indulge my passion for a particular sort of wine. This is one of those times. 357 more words

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My favourite stuff of 2017

I wanted to end this year with a recap of everything that I loved during this past year, a bit to remember and a bit to feel more grateful for what I have discovered. 352 more words


BEAR on BUBBLES: The Current State of Champagne

The older I get, the more Champagne I drink. Well, Champagne and other sparkling wines. Those others include other French Fizz, Cava, British Bubbles, California sparklers and even sparkling wines from Australia. 202 more words

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