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Some photos from Santorini

Due to a very tight schedule here in Greece, we have taken tons of photos, copious notes, and gathered up literature from as many places as we can, but have really not had the chance to write anything. In the ...

Ramblings from 30,000 feet and many miles from home

I seem to talk a lot about planes these days. Morning in Houston will soon fade into morning in Athens. Amy and I are hurling through the inky void on our way to the fabled island of Santorini. The fact ...

For Purple Mountain Majesty…

As we were flying back from Seattle, Joe kept trying to get me to read passages from Jim Harrison's The Raw and The Cooked. A great read, but I was much more interested in looking out the window of the ...

Who are you calling a Shameless Hussy?

When I was a little girl, I had no idea what the word "hussy" meant. My mom used it to describe a particular relative who wore plunging necklines, short skirts and bright red lipstick. Said woman flirted with every man ...

Exhausted thoughts from a plane

Having just lifted off from my connecting flight out of Denver that is returning me back to Houston from Seattle, I began to contemplate whether there were many things more needlessly gut-wrenching than a plane banking into a turn, while ...

My favorite photo from WBC10 so far

Recently I replaced my POS Blackberry with the new HTC Evo and I am loving it! While I took my trusty old Canon Sureshot with me, the only time it got used was when Amy's battery was dead. The Evo ...

Leaving Walla Walla and my liver hurts!

The Wine Bloggers Conference is beginning to wind down and is essentially over for us. We are packing up our things and will soon hop back on the WBC or Bust bus. It has been a lot of fun, but ...

WBC-or-Bust! We Made it to Walla Walla

We've said before wine tasting can be hard work. After two days of tasting starting in Seattle, heading to Woodinville, back to Seattle, then making our way southeast, we are finally in Walla Walla, Washington. I'm drinking my first ...

Wine Glass Give-Away! Win a trip to Napa!

Master Sommelier Andrea Immer Robinson creates a new wine tasting experience, with the launch of The OneTM--wine glasses that take the guesswork out of wine tasting. Not only can you win a set of these glasses on Another Wine ...

Take Our Seats, Please! Red Mountain AVA Wine Tour

When we first planned our visit to Washington State wineries for the 2010 Wine Bloggers' Conference, we decided to arrive a day early and stay a day late, so that we could visit wineries along the way to Walla Walla.  ...