Aug 072015
 

I’ve been driving past these pretty trees for a long time, wishing I’d see some indication that peaches might end up at our house. Someone has been working hard–planting, pruning,  mulching, spreading gravel, and heaven knows what else for several years. Each year a few more trees are planted and “something” has been going on back behind where I can’t see [which annoys me no end]. What IS happening back there?

Peach orchard

Peach orchard

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Finally in the last week or so there have been signs that maybe they were Continue reading »

Aug 032015
 
Ecker roter veltliner

Ecker roter veltliner

“I thought you were writing about wine,” Jeff says. “Is that one of those new dog breeds?” No, husband, it’s another grape for the Wine Century Club! And I loved this one, although I don’t think I could have picked it out of a crowd of acidic, light-bodied, pale-yellow compatriots. Delicious it was, though — citric, sharp and Continue reading »