Archive for the ‘Poet in wine country’ Category

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Inflatable furniture and what wine was enjoyed

Confessions of an emerging wine educator; in Iambic pentameter (da-da, da-da, da-da, da-da) Bullet points give you the wine progression When I was young and with my folks, home was filled with colonial. Manischewitz Married, moved to Bangor, Maine, where candles dripped on window panes. Chianti in baskets Graduation meant moving back, and yet another […]

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Polly Klass, every year I say “hello” again

Angel on my tree, Miss Polly Klass, how I do miss thee. As the angles come out each Christmas to adorn our time of generosity, There you are. Someone finds you in a box marked fragile, mostly me, and hangs you on our holiday tree. I am reminded of you, Polly Klass, who returned to […]

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Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah® 2015, as the dust settles

These wine barrel hoops are very symbolic for this year’s Dark & Delicious event, as I know I jumped through all of them. Did I come out unscathed? Good question. Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah® 2015, as the dust settles, I continue to think about how multifaceted and a bit challenging this year’s event was… […]

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Somewhere in the vast array of options

Procrastination creates burdens, but those who march forward open up opportunities for life is as it should be… Not wasted… a vast array of options.

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The day Miles learned that we can’t turn back time

Once upon a time, Miles learned that we can’t turn back time. That day was on January 3, 2015. It was the first day that Miles heard a timer go off, which had been set to 10 minutes. Nana had bought a timer for Miles, So that when Mommy said, “It’s 10 minutes before we […]

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Memorial Day 1865

Memorial Day 1865… With a Snopes True button: MoveOn.org “KNOW YOUR HISTORY: Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up the bodies and worked for 2 weeks […]