A Blogger's Holiday

Sometimes it takes someone we love to make us realize we're due for a change.

My 10 year old came to me recently with this drawing in his hand. I took one look and realized I needed a break from blogging. Actually, not just blogging, but life! So, I'm heading off to one of my favorite places on earth, MAINE. This beautiful and diverse state offers everything I hold near and dear to my heart.

Family, coastal access, sailing, relaxation, history, antiquing, eating pie and just plain old sitting around. And, no high heels, computers or cell phones!  It might seem crazy that I have to travel 3000 miles away to chill out, but such is the reality for someone who lives and works right next to their place of business. For me, MAINE is a welcome respite in an otherwise franticly paced life here in wine country. (Yes, I know it's ironic that people come from all over the world to “get away” here in Healdsburg, and I head as far East as possible.)

So, I'll be taking a little break from my blogging, folks. And, hopefully I'll come back full of new insights and commentary for future posts. I'll sure have plenty of time to think about it. That is, if the fish aren't biting.  

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William Bloxsom-Carter said:
August 6, 2008 2:54 PM

Hi Kim,
I know the feeling. Just returned from visiting family on Nantucket. Lots of fishing, clamming, boating (including sailing) and NO traffic lights. The rotary's are a rollercoaster though for the uninitiated.

Katherine says Hi. Sorry we won't see you this fall at the Harvest Fair Judges' dinner Don and you host. I'm rotated out :-(

Dry Creek wines are always a big hit with the guests at the Playboy Mansion.

Safe journeys.


JohnLopresti Author Profile Page said:
August 13, 2008 10:24 AM

Here's a link to an image of an inland waterway drawbridge in a history book about the mid Atlantic ocean shore. The boating art when approaching a remote bridge in a canal with tide change currents such as the one in the photo is to sound the code "Open the Bridge" blast on the horns, and hope the attendant raises the one lane span in time.

I hope Wilma and her family have a nice getaway.

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