Archive for March, 2014

Lummi Island Wine Tasting March 29 ’14

Logo bags For some time now we have been re-using the nice “non-woven” wine bags that many of you bring to us for recycling. We have lots of paper bags, but these bags, in use at many wine merchants, are definitely nicer to use…and use again…and again. Thanks to all of you who have brought […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting Spring Equinox ’14

Spring Raccoon Well, I know some people aren’t crazy about them, and they can be messy. And sighting one isn’t up there with seeing a unicorn or an orca, perhaps; but I confess I have a fondness for their outlaw masks, their Cheshire Cat tails, and their deliberate ways. A small local group patrols our […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting Ides of March ’14

Sunsets are Back! In the Beginning (of March!), the Island was Without Form, and Grayness (snow!) covered the face of the Deep. And the Spirit of Spring saw the Darkness and took Pity and moved the clocks Ahead, and the days grew longer, and it was Good. And the Spirit said, “Let there be warmer […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting March 8 ’14

“Snideology” One of the more entertaining aspects of aging is the “creative hearing” that develops as bits of frequencies trickle away; a consonant here, a vowel there, so that words are sometimes heard in new, creative, and entertaining ways. In our latest example a phrase about “ideology” was recently heard as “Snideology.” Hmmm, interesting word…what […]

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