Poor Richard’s Almanacks 1733-1758, Limited Editions Club

I have long been looking forward to getting a decent copy of LEC’s 1964 edition of Benjamin Franklin’s Poor Richard’s Almanacks 1733-1758, signed and illustrated by Norman Rockwell.   Having recently gotten my hands on one, I wanted to share pictures of it immediately.  The book is a perfect marriage of the work of two men who are nearly synonymous for America itself. Benjamin Franklin … Continue reading Poor Richard’s Almanacks 1733-1758, Limited Editions Club

Meditations on Wine, with Thoughts by Great Authors

{ed note, this is a re-print of an article I wrote for a former blog} I often get asked why I have such a deep fascination for wine (as if collecting 1,500+ bottles represents some sort of problem!).  I can understand some bewilderment if one thinks of wine as a drink, something akin to soda, beer or a martini.   But wine’s allure does not come … Continue reading Meditations on Wine, with Thoughts by Great Authors