Tag Archives: Wine

Calendar: 30 days hath November

I was recently asked to design a calendar for a client. Within 48 hours, in which I submitted my estimate, the request was withdrawn, but not before I’d had time to research all the beautiful and ingenious calendars there are … Continue reading

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Day 8: Time to eat (when isn’t it?)

Breakfast Try as I might, bran and yogurt just weren’t my choice for the morning meal in Cap Ferret. With a bakery like Chez Pasqual in Le Canon cranking out yummies every morning by 7:30 like the one you see … Continue reading

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My kind of truck

Traffic—charmingly—doesn’t flow the way it’s supposed to. A tractor turns onto the road in front of you laden with logs that hang far off the back brandishing a red hanky. Your speedometer, accordingly, takes a nose dive. Or another, headed … Continue reading

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Postcard #1: Irancy

[Some of the best wine I’ve ever had the pleasure of drinking. And the town is heart-breakingly beautiful. Vineyards rising on all sides. This summer’s best taste: 2007 bottle of “Palotte.”]

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