Wednesday, February 27, 2013

winter storm today

New Bags

I finished the series of new bags I showed you a couple of posts ago. I've named it the Darie bag after Banff's Daria Gaiazoava who led a trio of Canadian women on a challenging day at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme, Italy.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Arizona 2010

Arizona is perhaps the most unusual place I've seen. I was there a couple of years ago. The landscape and vegetation seem to be form another world,,,

Thursday, February 7, 2013


Our sense of smell is critical in properly analyzing a glass of wine. To get a good impression of your wine's aroma, swirl your glass for a solid 10-12 seconds (this helps vaporize some of the wine's alcohol and release more of its natural aromas) and then take a quick whiff to gain a first impression.