Maui Sunset

We’re in our last day of this trip to Maui.  It’s hard to leave such a nice environment.  Alas, we are but visitors.  Until next time…

Darioush’s 2017 Estate Dinner Series

Continuing my birthday month celebrations, we headed to Napa for the weekend and attended the August 26th winemaker dinner at Darioush.  It was one of their new Estate Dinner Series evenings, this one “Featuring Duel” (a cabernet sauvignon / shiraz blend that we enjoy immensely).  If wineries received Michelin Stars, Darioush would have at least…

2016-2017 Golden State Half Marathon Series

A week after running last year’s Healdsburg Wine Country Half Marathon, I had the opportunity to run one of my bucket list races.  It’s not the particular race that was on my bucket list — it could have been any race that crossed the Golden Gate.  It just so happened that I saw the Golden…

Hello world!

After a multi-year blogging hiatus, I’m jumping back in.  The advent of social media platforms temporarily diverted my attention, as was true for the attentions of most of my friends. (It was easier — at that time — to snap a photo on a phone and upload it to those platforms than to our own…