Selfeed

So in today’s ‘That Should Be a Word’ section of the New York Times Magazine, the word was: (SELL-fede), v To post photos of one’s meal.  “After Heloise selfeed the caviar for two minutes trying to get the best angle, Lucius grabbed the plate and stuffed it all in his mouth.” I’m glad there’s a…

Greetings from Rapid City, South Dakota – Land of Snow

So I’m at a conference in Rapid City, South Dakota, the day after the worst October blizzard on record.  These poor, poor people – 30 inches of snow, drifting to eight feet in places and power out for days. Despite this, Rapid City seems to be a nice little town.  The downtown area has some…

Oenology

So I recently had some really great wines that I wanted to share.  I’ve always been a firm believer that some of the best wines out there are under $15 dollars.  (Now don’t get me wrong – I wouldn’t turn down a Chateau Margaux 1937, but at $920 a bottle, it seems unlikely I’ll ever…