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    April Favorites

    by  • April 29, 2012 • All Posts, Favorites • 0 Comments

    I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again — this year is flying by. I feel the real need to slow down and take a look around. Even just a few minutes flipping through a magazine feels like a luxury that I just cannot find the time for — as the groaning stacks...

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    March Favorites

    by  • March 30, 2012 • All Posts, Favorites • 0 Comments

    Hello all — here’s a little link love for March. It’s a random assortment, but hopefully you’ll find something irresistable. Cheers! I bought some of this at the Ferry Building on a recent pass through San Francisco. It’s wonderfully fragrant and silky and nearly good enough to eat. The Blood Orange is dreamy. These...

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    February Favorites

    by  • February 28, 2012 • All Posts, Favorites • 0 Comments

    Wow, February has flown by, hasn’t it? Feeling grateful to have that extra day tomorrow to finish up the February Wine Roundup post. Meanwhile, here are a few favorite things that caught my attention during the month: The grilled trout here — a perfectly balanced, absolutely delicious dish, with addictive crispy bits… This documentary for...

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    January Favorites

    by  • January 28, 2012 • All Posts, Favorites • 0 Comments


    It is a gorgeous late-January day as I write this. Clear blue skies, a crisp breeze, plenty of sunshine. I love this time of year, when there are still pleny of chilly nights ahead but a few hardy plants are beginning to show signs of the coming Spring, like this teacup magnolia tree in...

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    December Favorites

    by  • December 27, 2011 • All Posts, Favorites • 2 Comments


    It’s been a lovely December — kicking off with a few days in Rome, then back home for the rest of the month. We’ve gotten some much-needed rain, and today was a gorgeous blue sky break from the last few gray days. I scored this fantastic Canvas ceramic serving bowl for Christmas (thanks, Dad) that I’ll...

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    November Favorites

    by  • November 16, 2011 • All Posts, Favorites • 0 Comments


    I’m sitting here admiring the changing colors of a neighbor’s burr oak against a blue November sky and marveling that this year has zipped by the way it has. It’s been a transitional year for me in a lot of ways, not least of which is this new look for the Wine Skinny. I...

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