The Jibe: Pinot Noir, 2006, Marlborough NZ. $14. I haven’t had that many Pinot Noirs before, so I can’t really compare this one to another. The oenophiles say that a pinot is supposed to taste like raspberries and truffles… hm. If I could ever find a wine that actually tasted like Godiva’s raspberry truffles, I […]
Archive for August, 2007
I sent an email to a friend today, rife with my opinions about various stocks, and got sidetracked into a little tangent of my own: whether ’tis nobler in the stock market to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune’s ups and downs, or to buy small growth stocks which produce dividends against a […]
… aaaaand it turns out there’s even more to know about wine than what I knew that I didn’t know. If that makes any sense. -grin- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_wine_terms
Look what else I’ve been harvesting. Garden-fresh edamame. Mmmmm.
Josh has been bugging me for a while to do wine reviews here, mainly for the purpose of being able to remember which ones I like and don’t like. I’ve been putting it off. Partly because I had no interest in appearing pretentious, but also because I halfway buy into that oenophilic pretension myself, and […]
Yesterday I picked a whole bunch of produce from the garden… and I do mean a whole bunch. A whole bucketful of Kentucky Wonder bush beans, lotsa basil, 6 ears of Black Aztec corn, 2 cabbages, 2 Anaheim chiles, and another golden pattypan squash. And oh, yeah, about a crate of tomatoes. (What you see […]
Last trash day, the garbagemen took my trashcan. That’s right. Rather than empty it, they took the whole damn thing. At first I thought that someone had stolen it – because surely garbagemen know that their job is to throw away trash, not trash cans, right? Surely the concept is simple enough? Surely they’ve had […]