Well, I must say, it’s been a rather nice week in the news for Ridge, and I’m very happy to see that our holiday appeal appears to be bi-coastal, in that both the New York Times and the San Francisco… Read More ›
Wine talk that knows no boundry.
This past Sunday was the birthday of Marianne Moore, a poet of some great stature in American letters. She was born in 1887, and she passed in 1972. In thinking on Marianne Moore, I of course went looking for a… Read More ›
A new ATP wine has arrived on shore from the blustery viticultural seas! And yes, I admit that’s a weirdly inappropriate nautical metaphor, but a swashbuckling wine like this deserves … well … an eyepatch! All tomfoolery aside, this really… Read More ›
“Welcome to the fight.” Do you recognize that quote? Actually, the real line was “Welcome back to the fight.” But I don’t know for sure if Asimov was in the fight to begin with, and if he was, I don’t know that… Read More ›
Those of you who’ve spent any time in conversation with me have probably at some point or another accordingly made a crack about the fact that I tend to evidence a boisterously superfluous degree of verbal excessiveness when engaging in said communcative… Read More ›
My apologies for being a bit late with this, but I didn’t want to let the birthday of Zoot Sims go by unheralded. Zoot, one of my favorite jazz sax players, was born on October 29th, 1925, and I for one… Read More ›