Characters

Posted by Richard Moran.

I want to be a character. I want to be around characters, they make life more interesting. Not the weird scary guys but the ones who live a full life — the ones who people want to be around. People find characters fascinating because they have so many dimensions, and we wonder how they learned about this or that. We talk about characters years later. Characters make you hungry when they eat, and they eat things you never heard of. 

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At the Ritz

Posted by Richard Moran.

We bought our home in the wine country for my daughter’s wedding. She was three years old at the time. She is now in high school and knows this story although she has not committed to the location.I continue to tell her that after medical school (or other appropriate vocation) she is welcome to invite a few friends and future in-laws to her wedding at our house.Read the whole article in the St. Helena Star here:http://bit.ly/mekXT

 

Summer Visitors

Posted by Richard Moran.

Life in Wine Country is always better when there are friends around, especially if they don’t stay too long.When there are no friends scheduled we tend to forget to relax, work too hard in the gardens or vineyard and not pay attention to how we look or smell. Friends are an incentive to show off the new barbeque grill and the new cargo shorts. Without friends, we might go a little too native.

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