German Christmas markets await!

December 4, 2014
You know those catalogs for Viking River Cruises that appear in our mailboxes every so often?  Yeah, those. Mostly I recycle them, but every so often I like to page...

Call for fun cocktails

November 13, 2014
It's that time again. You know, the one during which decorations go up and we spend more than we should on extravagant gifts. When we get together with friends and...

Real meaning of Labor Day

September 1, 2014
Labor Day was intended to celebrate the achievements of the American labor movement and workers. That's the real meaning of Labor Day. Of course, now it honors all kinds...

Lazy days of August

August 1, 2014
August brings with it the dog days of summer, those hot and lazy days that we know are numbered. The month is all the sweeter for our certainty that, before long, ...

Summer solstice!

June 21, 2014
The official start of summer was today at 6:51a.m.EDT. I don't know about you, but time seems to be going by so quickly I'm afraid if I blink the summer will be...

Wine: sunlight held together by water

March 28, 2014
Spring in wine country has none of the bustle of the fall harvest. Vines are budding--sighting of first buds is called bud-break-- and winemakers are busy with the...

Don’t bang on the piñata apples!

February 2, 2013
Apples everywhere, in the grocery store, an abundance of them, and all sorts. Back when I was growing up, I knew only two types of apples: Delicious and Macintosh. My...

Party girls gathering

October 14, 2011
Oh yeah!En route to San Francisco in a few.Festivities to commence shortly.Do stay...

The party’s starting

October 12, 2011
A true friendmakes the journey more memorable.Today's the day, and I couldn't be more excited.Some of my truest friends are gathering formy belated birthday...

Vintage new year’s party

December 28, 2010
Cocktail parties disappeared about the time flower power took hold. But, for those of you too young to remember, there was a day when everyone got dressed up and went to...

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