LET’S EAT 1

The other evening while reading Fast Company I had a sort of AHA moment  meaning what did I like reading about or doing?  I love reading about food, cooking, learning about different cultures through their food.  I’ve been reading cook books since I was a kid.  Food is more than its nutritional value or health benefits or risks.  Though I have taught nutrition and even helped write...
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The Grape’s Spiritual Purpose?

Is it possible for the grape to have a spiritual purpose that impacts human life? In his best-selling book The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan lyrically describes relationships between humans and plants, from the plant’s point of view. Pollan posits that plants have a purpose; that the purpose of the apple, tulip, potato and marijuana is to fulfill human desires that would, of course,...
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Wine Characters

Seeing all the bottles of wine on a shelf in a store, you are stymied – which should you buy. A daunting task.  If only you knew which one you would like – some sort of message that jumped out at you assuring “YOU’LL LIKE ME.” I liked this wine. With its flowing full-bodied softness, it filled me with its spirit and sensual nature. When the winemaker Theo...
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