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Wine Tasting at Frankie’s Italian Trattoria

The Ca’ Viola Barbera d’Alba… It stole my heart.

October’s Bright Blue Weather deserves a mention, today!

October’s Bright Blue Weather by Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-1885) O SUNS and skies and clouds of June, And flowers of June together, Ye cannot rival for one hour October’s bright blue weather; When loud the bumble-bee makes haste, Belated, thriftless vagrant, And Golden-Rod is dying fast, And lanes with grapes are fragrant; When Gentians roll […]

Poison Ivy and Serendipities

Ok, I’ll admit it: I’m askeered o’ poison ivy.  It hasn’t ever attacked me before.  I’m one of those people blessed to start out in life immune.  Didn’t even know what it looked like when I first got to the mountains, until I was weeding one day and a neighbor cried out, “What are you […]

What’s your Travel Personality?

I wondered if maybe there were also four corresponding travel personalities…

Fairygodmother Superpowers

In addition to all that wedding fairygodmother magic….  Now that I’m over 50, I have developed a super-power:invisibility!! Put me on a beach, any beach, where there are 20-something women in bikinis and I disappear. My life rocks.

A Celtic Handfasting

A handfasting is an ancient Celtic custom, which allowed a couple to make a marital commitment to each other, for a year-and-a-day.

Open Letter to a Wonderful Bride

‘I take thee [BRIDE]’

The heck with the red hat; gimme the yoga pants

I will go all week without cooking one egg.

Larry’s very first gallery show!

I’m just bustin, I’m so proud. Larry left me up here in these mountains all alone to get ready for his first big SHOW. I’ll be hanging his photos at Frogs Leap Public House on Tuesday!! They are, in a word, spectacular. But y’all knew that. My big challenge was to write a bio for […]

Butternut Squash Soup because Judy asked…

I have a wonderful bride, named Judy. She and John were married here about a year and a half ago, and they recently moved to this area. (Recently, as in 27 days ago.) Judy and I have been having a great time going out and about and exploring the mountains together. One of our trips […]

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