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Wednesday Wine: Wycombe Vineyards’ Chambourcin

Wycombe Vineyards‘ Chambourcin isn’t for everyone, as I learned when I served it at dinner over the weekend. But, if you like a spicier red with a peppery undertone, definitely give it a try — it’s a true Chambourcin. I picked this bottle up a few years ago during a weekend that was spent visiting vineyards along the… Continue reading Wednesday Wine: Wycombe Vineyards’ Chambourcin

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The Digest Diet Kick Off: Phase One

When I received an email from Reader’s Digest a few weeks back after BlogHer’12 asking if I would be interested in joining their TheDigest Diet three week blogging event, I ignored it. First, many “diets” don’t seem to work for me, plus being a vegetarian with a gluten sensitivity who leans vegan, it’s usually pretty… Continue reading The Digest Diet Kick Off: Phase One

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Running Into a Bear on Prospect Mountain in Lake George

When my Aunt Cynthia, who has been coming to the Adirondacks since she was a little girl, came to see my house for the first time, she joked about bears in my back yard coming to get her. I laughed it off, and told her there are no bears in Lake George. She tilted her… Continue reading Running Into a Bear on Prospect Mountain in Lake George