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Terrible Twos and Wonderful Pinots

| November 21, 2011

My eldest son is about to turn two years old.  He is a beautiful, intelligent, energetic little tyke.  He loves to run around, and often mimics things that he sees me do.  For instance, he saw me hammering nails into a wall to hang a few frames.  Moments later, he had a plastic toy hammer and […]

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Can A Bottle Possibly Be Worth $3,000?

Can A Bottle Possibly Be Worth $3,000?

| August 11, 2011

When in college, most of the parties I attended had two mouthwatering drink choices:  Keystone Light or bum wine.  For most 21 year olds, those aren’t usually unappetizing options—but by my third year of college, I had traveled to Napa and was seriously addicted to fine wine.  Or, at least, I was addicted to wine […]

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Dominus, Grange, and the World’s Finest Comb-Over

Dominus, Grange, and the World’s Finest Comb-Over

| July 16, 2011

I took one sniff of each glass and said a quick prayer of thanks.  It went something along the lines of, “thank God they aren’t corked.”  It was May 21 of this year, and my father’s 60th birthday.  As the day began to wind down we sat side by side in a ludicrous honeymooners’ booth […]

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