Category Archives: Life

Musings on…Life

Date Nite at B&V’s

We’ve really outdone ourselves this evening. Dinner is a parchment paper packet of saffron infused halibut. In the packet, along with the halibut are fresh carrots sliced thin and on the bias, pre-cooked in a white wine and saffron “tea”, … Continue reading

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TLC

Took a week off, more like two, from writing. Truth be told, wasn’t really sure we would even continue this. In the grand scheme of things, did it really matter if B&V capture their events, their wine experiences, and their … Continue reading

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RED Mountain Block Party

(B&V NOTE – This article was scheduled to appear last week, however events being what they were, we felt last week’s post needed precedence) It’s the day of Red Mountain Block Party. There is a gloom over the Columbia Valley … Continue reading

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Requiem

V is not the same today as she was yesterday. How could she be? Yesterday her sister was alive. She was ill, yet alive. Yesterday there was a chance, albeit a slim one, hoping against all hope, there would be … Continue reading

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EYE Problem

EYE can’t see me sitting in a cube today. Grape harvest is going full bore and grapes wait for no man. As an open invitation has been extended to V&I to show up at French Creek whenever we want, and … Continue reading

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Racoon Eyed Sunday Brunch

Four applications of aloe-vera has done little to make my racoon eyes less noticeable. On the other hand, V is beautiful as always. We are raring to go for breakfast at Fidelitas on Red Mountain and our third visit there … Continue reading

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Saturday and Goose Ridge

Saturday morning arrived with mild regrets for a missed opportunity to photograph some of those very fast grape harvest workers. We are, however, excited for the opportunity of a ride to Fidelitas in D&V’s red, convertible, 1950 Willy’s Jeepster, and … Continue reading

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Friday Night Fidelitas Function

We were both sick last weekend, V in one end, B in the other. Not fun, by any stretch of the imagination and we will leave the almost death throes to your imagination. Our opinion is that it was brought … Continue reading

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15 French Creek

A song, “Waiting in the Weeds” off the last album by the Eagles is running through my head. It is a melancholy ballad type song with lyrics describing cycles of life and love as only Don Henley and collaborator Steuart … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs, Frogs, Ale, and Wine

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Sunset magazine does try to put a little something in their trips for everyone, don’t they? Dinosaurs? Ale? Wine? See last week’s post here. Side trips to The Country Mercantile? Last week when my sister was here V and her … Continue reading

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