Monthly Archive: April, 2012

What’s Good?

Dear You, Hello! What’s up? This weekend I’ve been chilling upstate with my mom and Albany’s tulips that bloomed a good few weeks too early. They are lovely, nonetheless. We worked on this… Continue reading


Because it is a sometimes misty April and the tulips are in bloom- strong reds and yellows and blues- subtle in their design, absent of scent.  And if you’re tulip-loving me, and living… Continue reading

Not Your Grandmother’s Wine

Well, it actually is. Or my grandmother’s, at least. The wine being Brachetto d’Aqui DOCG. Brachetto is a grape that has been grown in the clayey marly soil of northwest Italy Piemonte, specifically… Continue reading

Subterranean Style

Whenever I think of cellars, Edgar Allen Poe’s morbid tale, The Cask of Amontillado, comes to mind. You know, the one where Montresor buries Fortunato alive in a pocket of his palazzo catacombs.… Continue reading