Archives for: "March 2011"

2006 Robert Stemmler Nugent Vineyard Pinot Noir

March 31st, 2011
2006 Robert Stemmler Nugent Vineyard Pinot Noir I did not pick this bottle out, nor do I think I ever would have. I like Pinot Noir, but I typically find it to be a safe pick with guests and generally unremarkable. This wine was picked out for me at a… more »

Old-Time Beef Stew

March 30th, 2011
* 2 pounds stew beef * 2 tablespoons vegetable oil * 2 cups water * 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce * 1 clove garlic, peeled * 1 or 2 bay leaves * 1 medium onion, sliced * 1 teaspoon salt * 1 teaspoon sugar… more »

March 29th, 2011
If your organization refuses to start, is so busy harvesting that they have no interest in planting, perhaps your investment of time and effort is misplaced. more »

Sea of Poppies - Amitav Ghosh

March 28th, 2011
At the heart of this vibrant saga is an immense ship, the Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean, its purpose to fight China's vicious nineteenth-century Opium Wars. As for the crew, they are a motley array of sailors and… more »

Fountain at Peju

March 25th, 2011

March 24th, 2011
Alfred Borden: You went half way around the world... you spent a fortune... you did terrible things... really terrible things Robert, and all for nothing. Robert Angier: For nothing? Alfred Borden: Yeah Robert Angier: You never understood, why we did… more »

2011 Edgar Nominees

March 23rd, 2011
Mystery Writers of America is the premier organization for mystery writers, professionals allied to the crime writing field, aspiring crime writers, and those who are devoted to the genre. MWA is dedicated to promoting higher regard for crime writing… more »

Wizarding World of Harry Potter

March 22nd, 2011
Full set is here. more »

Poke the Box - Seth Godin

March 21st, 2011
We send our kids to school and obsess about their test scores, their behavior and their ability to fit in. We post a help wanted ad and look for experience, famous colleges and a history of avoiding failure. We invest in companies based on how the… more »

Lobster Boat

March 18th, 2011