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Talkeetna

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

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About Wormwood

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

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I’ve been sick

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

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Howdy

Not much today. .           .  

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Check out my green thumb

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.

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Culpeper Part 2

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

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Culpeper, Virginia

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

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Oops. I forgot top post this one last Wednesday

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

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Morais Vineyards and Winery

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

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Wine Tour

Last Thursday and Friday Frau G and 6 of our friends made a tour of vineyards in Northern Virginia. We managed to hit four of them. There was another one on the way home, but, thank God, it was raining … Continue reading

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