Marathon training continues with the longest run to date, 12. Saturday, despite oppressive humidity, I managed 12 miles. Although Strava tried to cheat me out of 2. There's usually an announcement at the completion of every mile about time and your pace over the last mile. After running for what seemed like forever with no … Continue reading 12 Miles.
When life give you lemons, you make lemonade. When it gives you Montrachet, you make the best damn dinner of summer. And so we did on July 19th at one of the city’s greatest seafood restaurants, Vaucluse. A longtime client and friend of TWM deemed it time to crack into his semicentennial collection to check … Continue reading MONTRACHET.
July 14th, 2018 marks the end of my palindromic last year (71417 & 33 years old!) and the entrance into a year of progression (3 ->4). Ever since turning 30, the years seems to have morphed into a bipolar sort of frenzy, vacillating from uber exciting (marriage, moving back to America, traveling, passing MW stage … Continue reading Palindromes.
Happy birthday to me! I woke up to 34 with a 10 mile run, perhaps my longest in two years, in preparation for the New York City Marathon (Nov 2018). I've long considered myself an avid runner. From 5 and 10ks to my first 10 miler in my early 20s, to trail running through my … Continue reading NYC Marathon 2018
Over the past two weeks I have gotten a small glimpse into the awesomeness that is South Africa. I keep repeating "this is so beautiful, this is stunning," but it doesn't seem to do justice to how spectacularly beautiful this country is. From the beaches to the mountains, and even up into the expansive desert, … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on ZA
Airports have become my blog hub, so lucky for you, over the next few months you have a barrage of posts coming at ya. Instead of trying to catch up on an entire month, here's a look at the last week: Rieslingfeier. All Riesling (except 1 Sauv Blanc) with a ton of surprises! Donnhoff, Trimbach, … Continue reading The Beginning.
The difference a year makes. Above, my last run of 2016.... My last run of 2017, a decidedly different view. Ah, Brooklyn.... As I'm going back through my old wine notebooks, scouring for examples for my pending Master of Wine exam, I'm realizing how much has happened in this seemingly very fast and short year. … Continue reading Done did, 2017 Style