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I managed to get my Alaska photos off another device. Today I’ll show you Talkeetna Lodge. We stayed there on our way back to Anchorage from Denali. This is a deep gorge on the way there. We also crossed this … Continue reading
Robert R. emailed me about my wormwood, and I gave him some info. You might be interested. Here’s what I wrote back to him: The plant is an artemisia. I’m not sure if summerwood is the species they use to … Continue reading
I really have. I hope t0 be over it in a couple more days. I thought I was better on Sunday, but I had a relapse. The infection went into my sinuses and eyes. I have medicine, so don’t worry. … Continue reading
Not much today. . .
My basil: What the heck is this? From Mars or someplace? My wormwood. I use it to make a poor man’s absinthe. From 1994. Sid finds work at the track. I didn’t have the color files back then.
I showed photos of our hotel, Suites 249, in Culpepper. One in our party had eaten dinner in Culpeper before, and he recommended a restaurant, It’s About Thyme, where we dined that evening. Not only was the food excellent as … Continue reading
On our wine tour, we stayed overnight in a beautiful small town, Culpeper. Frau Grace had made reservations at an old brick front which had been converted into a hotel. From the outside, I wasn’t too sure. When I saw … Continue reading
The second winery that we visited was the Prince Michel Winery in Leon, Virginia. It is situated right on the main highway, and not surrounded by vineyards. It’s more like a roadside store than a winery, although it’s obvious that … Continue reading
We visited Morais Vineyards on our way back to Falls Church last Friday. We had stayed in Culpepper, Virginia (more about Culpepper tomorrow), and the winery is not far outside of town. It’s very attractive. I can see why so … Continue reading