In the intoxicating excitement and excess of the jazz age, Fitzgerald’s second novel chronicles the lives of the Harvard-educated Anthony Patch and his beautiful, willful wife, Gloria. Tossed into a sea of changing manners and morals, the couple becomes a portrait of greed, ambition and squandered talent in an America set upon the greatest spree …

Two Northwest entrepreneurs took an idea for a technically superior fly rod and reel and turned it into a world-class lifestyle brand. I love fly fishing, so I’m a big fan. Founded in 1980 by legendary rod designer Don Green, Sage was created with one idea in mind – to build the world’s finest performance …

It’s no secret I love history, and Boston has plenty of it. The city has reinvented itself over four centuries. Only Native Americans inhabited this area until the Puritans arrived in 1630 and founded the Massachusetts Bay Colony. By the late 1600s most of the Native population was wiped out due to smallpox that European settlers …

As the nights get longer, this season meets us with the perfect opportunity to take long walks through falling leaves, curl up with a good book and share long meals with family and friends. It’s a time for reflection and revitalization. Courtney, Elliot and I will once again be visiting Australia over the Holidays to …

Ferries of Puget Sound – Just the thought puts a smile on my face. I love the wait, like a train, there is anticipation for its arrival and at that moment your journey can begin. You board with others, destined to arrive at the next port of call and I wonder will we continue on …

We’re gearing up for harvest at Browne Family Vineyards and 2016 is one we’re looking forward to. In terms of temperature, Washington has been on target with regard to heat accumulation in the vineyards to ensure phenolic ripeness. Over the past few weeks, temperatures in the 70s and 80s have slammed the brakes on the …

Days spent splashing in the surf and watching the sun sink endlessly into the ocean are what most of us yearn for when summer rolls around. So raise your glass, gather your friends and take a page from New England this season by hosting your own clambake! Whether you’re kitchen bound or beach combing, we …

All or at least most winemakers love to blend – it is the true art of the field. More than that, it is exceptionally educational as every blend in every vintage is different, even if the same vineyards, varietal percentages and oak regimes are used. Why, you may ask? Simply put, wine is a place …