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Cabernet sauvignon, Fitness

Wine for a Gym Challenge

My fitness challenge is nearing the end. I'm reflecting back on the journey and looking forward to the final results.

Cabernet sauvignon, Fitness, Life, Piano

Wine for Meeting Your Macros

It's back-to-school season. The kids start next week and I have already finished one week of teaching at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. For me, this time of year is a reset, much like the New Year is for most. It's a way to get back into a routine and try to recommit or commit to something new. This year, my new commitment involves trying for the 98th time to be better about my diet.

Cabernet sauvignon, Life, Merlot

Beware the Ides of March

It's March 15, also known as the "ides of March." A soothsayer famously warns Julius Caesar of this time in the middle of March when dark things happen. In Syracuse, New York, we get blizzards in mid March. Twenty-four years ago the Blizzard of 1993 closed schools for days as Central New York dug out… Continue reading Beware the Ides of March

Cabernet sauvignon, Catawba, Life, Wine

Wine through the Years

An anniversary is a chance to recall past memories and make new ones. My husband and I recently celebrated our fourth wedding anniversary Feb. 2. According to Hallmark, the fourth year is when you're supposed to give fruit/flowers (traditional) or appliances (modern). Now, since our very first anniversary, we've been following these guidelines for each… Continue reading Wine through the Years