Wild Artichokes

Wild Artichokes

Wild Artichokes Wild artichokes permeate the wilderness of Southern California, a region whose climate is similar to that of the Mediterranean. For many years we have ridden our mountain bikes past several stands of artichokes in their various stages.  In late winter...
Milano Mannequins Super Models

Milano Mannequins Super Models

Milano Mannequins Super Models – A Pictorial In Milano Italy, you cannot help but notice all the mannequins, super models and other evidence of the Fashion Industry. It’s not as gorgeous a city as Rome or Nice. It’s more industrial. But it is...
Gattopardo in the Heart of Milano

Gattopardo in the Heart of Milano

Gattopardo Milano 19th Century Church Gattopardo Café (‘Leopard Café’) is located in the heart of Milano.  It is a 19th Century church that was converted into a night club in late 2001. This was one of the highlights of our journey to Italy. Our friend who...
Italy, Beautiful Italy

Italy, Beautiful Italy

Italy, Beautiful Italy Italy is a place where my husband, Mark, and I had the most awesome time. Over the course of a very fast two weeks, we arrived in Milan, made our way slowly down to Tuscany, Florence, and then finished off in Rome where we did so much walking, I...
Using Social Media

Using Social Media

Using Social Media to Show off Your Work Like a Celebrity by Theo Schmidt Using Social Media is something at which celebrities excel.  They know how to get people’s attention in tabloids, on TV shows, and in social media. Celebrities know how to advertise their...
Abstract Wine

Abstract Wine

Abstract Wine – Rocking the Vineyards of Sonoma – by Alan Watt So how is it that a chronic rocker musician nee mandolin player fell into the wine business? And 20 years later, went on to produce wines that his wine clients of 15 years and more, would laud...