Archive for the Tag 'William T. Haines'

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What to wear in wine country

It’s all about wine. It’s the country. It’s very casual around here.

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What’s in it for them? Oodles and oodles of money… Why don’t we all just become politicians?

Check out our great French wine prices and save. William T. Haines, my fraternal great grandfather, was a Maine Republican, career politician: 1882 to 1887 ~ Kennebec County’s county attorney 1888 to 1892 ~ Maine State Senate 1895 to 1896 ~ Maine House of Representatives 1896 to 1901 ~ Attorney General of Maine 1901 to […]

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Dress Code: Wine Country Casual ~ Welcome Back, Tourists

What to wear, what to wear… Calm down… I’m a Yankee, with really deep Yankee roots. My maiden name is “Clarke.” Grandmother Gertrude Haines Clarke was the daughter of the late Governor William T. Haines of Waterville, Maine, my great grandfather… Great grandmother Patience Blackstone Clarke was the granddaughter of the Reverend William Blackstone, who […]

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Ledgewood Creek Winery & Vineyards ~ Where It’s All Done Well

Working in Suisun Valley for the past nearly seven years, I’ve come to meet a lot of people. One of the kindest families I’ve met is the Dean Frisbie family. There’s an understated quality about this family that draws me in. Perhaps its the legal DNA, since Dean’s past career was in law, and my […]