Monthly Archives: October 2011

Napa Valley benefits to farmworkers

Napa Valley stands apart in recognizing the importance of skilled, permanent farmworkers.  To this end, vineyard owners in Napa have set a high bar in providing quality of life.  Once predominately a  seasonal workforce, Napa Valley Grapegrowers are committed to … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs in His Own Words

My publisher, B2 an imprint of Agate, has just published a book, “I, Steve – Steve Jobs In His Own Words.” The publisher says: This book is the best opportunity most of us will eve have to encounter Job’s thoughts, … Continue reading

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September Song

September is my traditional month to travel. Alas, I’m recovering from a broken arm and cannot go very far from home. I love this time of year when everything seems to be touched with gold. The sun is still very … Continue reading

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Divine Chocolate Cake

I was lucky enough to be able to sit in on a baking class at the Ferry Plaza Marketplace, San Francisco, by Yigit Pura, Taste Catering, who was the Bravo TV’s 2010 winner of Top Chef’ Just Desserts.  He created the absolutely … Continue reading

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