V is for What?

I write about wine pretty much each day. I use the preposition “about” in the sense of covering all aspects of my encounter, from learning or regarding place, people, vines, and fashion. It remains a fool’s errand in that mastery of the topics embraced defy attempts...

A Parable: Who told us to do this?

We operate in a world governed by inherited ideas and rituals. For example Lewis and Clark left the Mississippi Valley to explore the Oregon Territory to the beaches at the mouth of the Columbia River. They followed the sun. On their successful return, they followed...