Category «Birth, School, Work, Death & Wine»

The New Flat Jackson Album Is Now Available

Some of you will remember my post, On The Road Again, from earlier this summer, where I wrote about going into the studio and hitting the road with my brother’s band, Flat Jackson. The resulting album, Pretty Up The Truth, is now available on iTunes, and you can download it by clicking here. Or, to quote my brother, …

Napa, One Week Later

How are we going to mourn this? I understand the fact that we’re talking about a $1.63 Billion With a B business, and lives are inextricably intertwined with livelihoods. But people died here. Farms grown with love and passed down through generations are lost forever. Places where people lived, laughed, fell in love, got married are now ashes.

Taking Your Chances On The Karmic Pipeline

My New Year’s Resolution for 2017 is to make out with Jennifer Lawrence. And by make out, I mean make out, like old skool style, in the back of a ’72 Camaro with a jug of Cribari Rosato and an 8-track of Boston rattling the Kenwoods. Of course, the chances of this actually happening are …

Happy Birthday, Mr. Taylor! Here’s Your Gross, Old Wine.

I have a birthday this week, and I’m going to be old. Seriously, if I don’t die of old age before I’m finished writing this, I will officially be the oldest person you’ve ever known. Like, take the most ancient person on the planet, add 37 years to that, and that’s how old I’m going …

Wine Shopping To The Oldies

The other day, I was perusing the wine section of my local Safeway supermarket when I was suddenly struck with a weird, disconcerting feeling. At first, I thought it was a reaction to what is admittedly an extensive selection of different varietals for a national supermarket chain. It’s probably a bonus to living in the …

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