August 24, 2015

Fire on the Mountain!

by Tamra Botlon Reading reports this year of the wildfires across the Western U.S. is sobering.  Millions of acres scorched, homes and livelihoods destroyed, brave firefighters […]
October 23, 2015

Thoughts of Napa Valley

by Tamra Bolton   Beginning with wild grapes, the Napa Valley has always had a penchant for growing the flavorful fruit, even before George Calvert Yount […]
August 4, 2017

Summertime Conversation

Tamra Bolton As we approach mid-summer and we inevitably begin to hear conversation around the campfire turn toward getting the kids back to school and falling […]
October 6, 2017

Autumn In The Air

By; Tamra Bolton     Since Chaucer first used the word in 1374 A.D., people have been referring to this “in between” time of year as […]