A Trying Week

The hopyard exploded this week. Burrs exploded into three inch long cones. First year bines all of a sudden completely covered in bursts of burrs. And despite getting some camera time a few nights ago, I missed it.  A bummer for sure, and tonight I am exhausted and frazzled but I can get my body…

The way to start a vacation 

Last year, my brother Phil, brought me a four pack of Off Color Brewing’s Apex Predator with him from Chicago and I fell in love. This week I saw it on the shelf at Campus Fine Wines in Providence. A perfect way to celebrate the fact that I don’t have to go back to work…