February, 2008

  • February 28, 2008 • Wine | Epicurea| Sonoma • Views: 204

    Coat du Roam

    The man in the Mylar suit claimed to be from “next week,” he also claimed the seat next to mine as I did my usual balancing act at the fig. I attract these sort of people, those with stories. Perhaps they perceive in me someone...

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  • February 21, 2008 • Wine | Epicurea| Sonoma • Views: 191

    Origin Myth

    For each of us not blessed with being born natives of Sonoma there is a corresponding back story to our arrival. An “origin myth,” as they say in the screen trade. I’ve rewritten mine so many times I can hardly remember the facts,...

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  • February 15, 2008 • Interviews • Views: 551

    Let’s Get Spiritual: Olivia Newton-John

    Pop-star, actress and healthy lifestyle advocate Olivia Newton-John recently visited the wine country to tape episodes of the nationally syndicated integrative health show “Healing Quest,” joining Sonomans Judy Brooks and Roy...

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  • February 14, 2008 • Wine | Epicurea| Sonoma • Views: 271

    My Bloody Valentine Conspiracy

    Before I knew otherwise, I assumed Valentine’s Day was a conspiracy created by greeting card companies to push their pithy printed products on unsuspecting well-wishers. They’ve done this kind of thing before – consider the advent of...

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  • February 7, 2008 • Wine | Epicurea| Sonoma • Views: 477

    When the Rain Comes

    My parents, like those of a lot of kids in my generation, thought the Beatles’ music was a suitable alternative to the “baby Muzak” of traditional lullabies, which once comprised the soundtracks of pre-K lives. The Beatles’ blue,...

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