Monthly Archives: July 2012

Is Wine A Good Thing?

Chapter 85 I had an interesting conversation with my friend Chandler when we were in Europe. We were talking, I think, about how Italians have a different attitude towards wine than Americans,[1] and he let loose that society would be better off without alcoholic beverages. It was an interesting thing to say to someone who […]


Chapter 84 Two days late, loaded with a few bottles of wine and an FC Barca scarf, John and I got on a vehicle that would take us to Italy. It was a giant ferry that had a previous life as a cruise ship, complete with empty hot tubs, closed ice cream bars, closed fitness […]