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Wine Travels (despite what you may have heard)

DOMAINE CHABANON L’ESPRIT DE FONT CAUDE, COTEAUX DU LANGUEDOC MONTPEYROUX, 1998 I picked this bottle up when I was in Nîmes, at the border of Provence and the Languedoc, in...
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And the Grammys go to… the Brits

Frankly my dears, I don’t give a damn who wins at the Grammys. The awards have never had much to do with what’s going on at the cutting edge of...
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EXTREME Extreme Sports

New York City readers will hopefully already be aware that Red Bull, the drinks company that also sponsors a lot of sport, has installed a three-story “snowscraper” in the East...
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I Witness

Mount Tremper, January 19, 2009. Click above photo for full-size image....
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Catskills Corner Feb 7-8

The town of Catskill has gone from nowheres-ville to happenings-place in the last three years, and though the financial crisis may slow down Main Street’s otherwise-rapid progress, I severely doubt...
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New old Who footage

You may have heard this past week – especially if you hang out at the iJamming! pub – that Keith Moon is to be honored with a “blue plaque” at...
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The Seduction of Snow

It’s snowing outside my office window as I write these words. That’s not been unusual this winter: I live in the Catskill Mountains, where snowfall should be prodigious: we have...
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All Hopped Up and Ready To Go

I hope everyone likes the above book cover design, as it’s the one we’re going with… Personally, I love it; I was thrilled when I saw the mock-ups, as I...
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