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Compatible Blend: Visiting the Sonoma Valley in Vintage Company

May 3, 2013

I have quit drinking. After 40 years and thousands of gallons, it’s time to give my liver a break and wash the toxins out of my brain.  Two months into my new sobriety I can’t say I’m feeling sharper mentally, but I’m hoping to be quicker of wit before long.  In the meantime, I am […]

Going the Way of the Dinosaurs: Surviving a Mountain Biking Trip to Moab

April 8, 2011

It’s true.  Mountain biking is one of the most exciting, gut-checking, adrenalin-pumping sports there is.  It requires skill, finesse, courage and physical strength.  It also requires a comfortable familiarity with pain, a friendly association with contusions, a nodding acquaintance with exhaustion, and a willingness to get cozy with nausea and dehydration. I tried to explain […]