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Burning Man 2009: A Ramble Across the Mental Playa Part 3

Read Part 2 Read Part 1 Come to think of it, I rarely did see a female conductor or driver on the old London Buses. It always happens at least...
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Burning Man 2009: A Ramble Across the Mental Playa Part 2

Part 1 here The Human Carcass Wash The ultimate Burning Man machine to get clean (for the time being) For those, like us, who have not a shower, an evap...
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Wine Time: Rosé Round-up (and more)

CASTELLO DI AMA TOSCANA ROSÉ 2008 My thanks to Andy Shernoff at Le Du’s Wines in Manhattan for recommending this all Sangiovese rosé, right at the point I was giving...
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The Cheap Wine Report

“Life is too short to drink bad wine.” That does not always mean it’s too short to drink cheap wine. And that’s what the wife and I were looking for...
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Featured Wines: White Côtes du Rhônes from here (and there)

While at the shore for July 4 weekend, I stopped by the Spirit of 76 Liquor Store in Mannesquan (the town that gave us Jack Nicholson, who happened to be...
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Catskills Corner: Best of the online press

Why run in these? Why not? Jimmy Buff, in the Catskill Mountain Region Guide, on his own epiphany after reading Born To Run: acquiring a pair of Vibram Five Fingers...
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Long Island White Wines: Sauvignon Blanc, Blends excel

I recently attended a tasting of Long Island Wines in New York City, a welcome opportunity to catch up on developments in what used to be my local part of...
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Reasons to Visit Vermont

In addition to the ten reasons for heading to Burlington to run the Vermont City Marathon, there are ample justifications for simply visiting the place, some of which follow: 1)...
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