Reflections On Time: Part I

I have never been more aware of TIME than I have as a parent. It has become more intimate to me, like an old friend. I have seen how it can change, moment to moment. I understand its’ need to march on. There I am, on the playground, helping Maddie, now 2, navigate the play…

Big Dog Vineyards

Family-owned boutique winery that offers all the charm of a small French estate (castle not included)

San Leandro: Northern California’s Next Hot Spot for Beer

San Leandro, California, may not be on your craft beer travel radar, but it should be. Like many industrial post-war suburbs in the East Bay, this unassuming city is reinventing itself. Traditional manufacturing is being replaced by next generation manufacturing, bringing small start-ups with highly-skilled tech workers into the area. Small and independent craft breweries…