June, 2009

  • June 26, 2009 • Culture Dept., Sonoma Co.

    Buying the Farm(ers Market)

    Regular attendees of Sonoma’s Farmer’s Market might have noticed a few additions to the bucolic hustle and bustle of last Tuesday’s market. Besides the return of once-ubiquitous balladeer Nelson Mint to his perch at the rose garden...

    Read article

  • June 24, 2009 • Culture Dept.

    Air Conditioning = Consumer Conditioning

    Neither my office nor my home presently has air conditioning Though, I’m avidly working to fix this, I’m presently forced to hide from the stifling heat and humidity of Sonoma’s summer wherever I can. Lately, this has been in the...

    Read article

  • June 19, 2009 • Culture Dept., Sonoma Co.

    Theater of Protest

    I’m a firm believer of the “use it or lose it” principle as regards exercising one’s First Amendment rights – so it is then with tremendous respect for civil protest that I was recently able to reflect upon some local expressions...

    Read article

  • June 12, 2009 • Culture Dept., Sonoma Co.

    Sonoma theme park opens in Vegas

    Having just spoke at Sheanna Davis’ La Muse: Vins et Fromage shindig, where I rallied participants to leverage the inherent brand equity of “Sonoma” in their social media marketing efforts before everyone else does (Sonoma-themed...

    Read article

  • June 12, 2009 • Culture Dept.

    The Thermos Factor

    I visited a colleague’s office the other morning and there, gleaming on his desk, was what I assumed was a new-fangled martini shaker. He must have noticed my raised eyebrow and quickly explained that the chrome-colored container was a...

    Read article