Category Food and Drink

Discovering My Inner Dane

When it comes to lifestyle trends, I can be counted on to be late to the party. So it has only been in the past few weeks that I have at last become aware of the concept of hygge, which has…

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Midterm Madness and Munchies

Here in Napa Valley, it’s full-on fall. The leaves on the vines are changing colors, the nights and mornings are cool and crisp and, with the grape crush in process, the air itself smells like wine. But we don’t only grow grapes…

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Breaking Bud

Pardon my photography, which is informed more by enthusiasm than focus as I’m walking the dog along our twice-daily path past the vineyards that border our neighborhood. If you’ll indulge me: squint and look closely at the stick-looking thing in the…

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A Short Post About A Long List

Here comes my favorite holiday: a day devoted entirely to celebrating the people and events and circumstances and things that bring us joy, or that make us comfortable, or that remind that our wee little lives are in fact miraculous…

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Buffalo Gal

Meet Audrey Hitchcock. She’s the owner and operator of Ramini Mozzarella in Tomales, California, one of the very few enterprises in the US making authentic buffalo mozzarella from her own herd of water buffalos. She is a real life Wonder Woman.…

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