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Mr. Putin’s Stash

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   9:54 AM ON MON JUL 28 2014
At the IWINETC (International Wine Tourism Conference) this past spring in the country Georgia, one of the sessions was on ...

sleepwalking through fracking

• CLIMATEHOWARD   9:09 AM ON MON JUL 28 2014
A winding road in unfracked Garrett County. An Associated Press analysis found that traffic fatalities had increased more t...

The Brain of a Freak

• WELL AND WISE   6:14 AM ON MON JUL 28 2014
Step up to the “retrain your brain” challenge. When the authors of Freakonomics and Superfreakonomics, Steve...

Stop worrying…You probably didn’t pay too ...

• BARGAINEERING   3:00 AM ON MON JUL 28 2014
Russ HeapsMost of us like to tell “fish stories,” and they often include tales about the great deal we negotiated on ou...

Strides: your secret weapon

• MISS ZIPPY   1:23 AM ON MON JUL 28 2014
While I’m a big proponent of MAF training, one thing I don’t like about it is that all that slow mileage does n...

North Gate Vineyard Supports Numerous Causes ...

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   12:26 PM ON SUN JUL 27 2014
North Gate Vineyard in Northern Virginia Earlier this week we visited North Gate Vineyard in Purcellville, Virginia. North ...

A White Post in White Post

• SMALL TOWNS, TINY TOWNS, HAMLETS AND V...   6:00 PM ON SAT JUL 26 2014
White Post, Va Again, I’m back in Virginia on a scenic byway. Cruising down US 340 south of US 50, I came to Va 659, a s...

Our Daughter Erin Stars in Vodka Commercial

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   8:10 AM ON SAT JUL 26 2014
Our daughter’s Erin’s interest in wine began in ernest while she spent a semester in Aix-en-Provence during college. Up...

Pacing 2 - Elements of Pace

• RUN A GAME   3:19 PM ON FRI JUL 25 2014
This is a series of posts on pacing.  Here's the index:Pacing 1 - What Can Pacing Do For You?This post, Pacing 2 - Ele...

Classes & Events to Make You Well & Wise

• WELL AND WISE   10:00 AM ON FRI JUL 25 2014
Wednesday, July 30 and Thursday, July 31, 6-9 p.m. Living with Diabetes: Executive Summary. A condensed version of Living w...

Two SLO Wines

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   6:58 AM ON FRI JUL 25 2014
My California Wine Appellation Specialist course continued this week with the content focusing on the appellations within S...

Five kid-free days

• MISS ZIPPY   1:13 AM ON FRI JUL 25 2014
In the 13 1/2 years that we have been parents, Mr. Zippy and I have never had more than one overnight in our house without ...

Winterthur

• MIDATLANTIC DAYTRIPS & ROMANTIC DA...   6:47 PM ON THU JUL 24 2014
Winterthur (pronounced “winter-tour”) is one of the last of the original Wild Gardens. Downtown Abbey is one of our fav...

The Essence of Lace: Moving into a New Place

• WELL AND WISE   11:00 AM ON THU JUL 24 2014
Moving can be one of the most fun (yet daunting) tasks a person ever has to face. You have to research until you find the ...

Exercise: For Intensity or Experience?

• LIVE HEALTHY BE HAPPY   9:30 AM ON THU JUL 24 2014
Exercise — What does it mean to you??  Do you feel like its relaxing and fun??  Do you look forward or dread? I hea...

National Hot Dog Month: Etiquette-Should you H...

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   8:37 AM ON THU JUL 24 2014
Yesterday I realized that this month is National Hot Dog Month. Who would have known, however; it does make a lot of sense,...

“Smoked Up” No.78

• NICE TIGHT ASH   7:28 PM ON WED JUL 23 2014
This issue will be on the shorter side. 99% of the news was released last week prior to the IPCPR Trade Show. Also, a dear ...

A Must Read for all Rotarians

• EVERYONE'S BLOG POSTS - ROTARY CLUB OF...   3:00 PM ON WED JUL 23 2014
A Century of Service: The Story of Rotary International The spirit of service is alive and well in the 21st century. Just l...

Steven Spurrier Blind Wine Tasting in SBC

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   9:31 AM ON WED JUL 23 2014
Steven Spurrier led our tasting of 48 Santa Barbara County wines. We learned about renowned wine expert Steven Spurrier whe...

Summertime favorite dish (ratatouille)

• MISS ZIPPY   12:51 AM ON WED JUL 23 2014
Roasted vegetables get it started I don’t know about you, but I generally save warm, stew-like dishes for the fall an...

New York City Wine & Food Festival in Octo...

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   9:08 PM ON TUE JUL 22 2014
The annual New York City Wine & Food Festival (NYCWFF) will be here before we know it. This year the event is scheduled...

What is the one compliment you love to hear?

• YOUR STYLE IQ - BLOG   4:22 PM ON TUE JUL 22 2014
“Have you lost weight?”  Doesn’t it just make your day when someone says that to you?  That compliment is right up ...

Are You Beating the College Endowment Funds?

• DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY) INVESTOR   8:21 AM ON TUE JUL 22 2014
The big college endowments are staffed, presumably, with the best and the brightest investment talent--graduates, in fact, ...

Nevada Law and Winery Development

• WINE TRAIL TRAVELER LLC   5:17 PM ON MON JUL 21 2014
Pahrump Valley Winery in Pahrump, Nevada On our first visit to Nevada, we wanted to add winery visits to our itinerary. For...

The Value of Integrative Medicine in Primary C...

• MEDICAL MEGATRENDS AND THE FUTURE OF M...   5:02 PM ON MON JUL 21 2014
Beginning with a deep understanding of medical science and years of training and experience, the primary care physician (PC...

Secondary drowning doesn’t happen under water

• WELL AND WISE   11:21 AM ON MON JUL 21 2014
Six clues to observe in your child if he takes in too much water It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. One second your t...

Notes from the Farmers’ Market Chef

• WELL AND WISE   6:36 AM ON MON JUL 21 2014
Ahh, the farmers’ market… How wonderful to have the farmers’ markets back! If you are lucky enough to hav...

Online coupons and discount codes can save lot...

• BARGAINEERING   3:00 AM ON MON JUL 21 2014
Jen A. MillerAlthough I’m a frugal person, I’ve never been a couponer. Cutting out and organizing paper coupons...

My MAF foe: cardiac drift

• MISS ZIPPY   1:52 AM ON MON JUL 21 2014
My heart rate is always harder to hold low at the end of a run I am slowly increasing my mileage…very slowly, but I am no...

Actual Gaming

• PLAYING FOR AN EXTRA LIFE   9:44 PM ON SUN JUL 20 2014
So yesterday I got in some actual planned gaming. My friend Jeff came over and we played Flames of War and Hell Dorado. Fl...