Had a fantastic wine tasting with Paul Draper today … …and while I was desperately intrigued by the wines we were showing, ritual necessity imposed a stark and unusual brevity upon my tasting notes … … and as I was… Read More ›
Anticipation: A Limmerick! A wine tasting soon to begin with Chardonnay, Cab, and a Zin and all that is needed to see it completed are people to drink it all in!
There are few things in the world more visually stunning than a vineyard in the mercurialy pathos-laden clutches of autumn. Autumn in and of itself seems perennially notable for the broodingly poetic emotions it evokes, from the compellingly beautific and austere brilliances of Basho’s… Read More ›
Against a blurred and shimmering backdrop of misted slate, the green-black boughs of stalwart mountain trees whip and dance in the muted frenzy of autumn’s fraying passions; in the rivulets that run to the puddles one can see reflections of the… Read More ›
The brilliant and brilliantly troubled poet Anne Sexton passed away on this day in 1974, after a life touched with both greatness and tragedy; a Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967, her suicide in 1974. Lauded as the archetypal “confessional” poet, to… Read More ›