Part two of the wine saga involved taking the mash from part one, putting it through a press, and then into an oak barrel. This happened shortly after part one and I forgot to blog about it. The tannins from an oak barrel are important to making a wine that lasts a long time. (Grenache [...]
Archive for December, 2008
In my attempts to catch up here are more photos from Thanksgiving in MI. We got to see T and Erica while we were back and play in the backyard before the snow.
Here is a “pug yule log” video to help you celebrate the holidays. We find the pug snoring is a great addition to the standard yule log video.
Thanksgiving in Michigan brought our California boy his first snow. The verdict? He hated it. He just kept saying, “We have to clean it up.” (I’m hoping to leverage this sentiment to get him to shovel the driveway.) You would think living for so long without winter would mean he was unprepared to handle the [...]
Thanksgiving brought us back to Ann Arbor via an wonderfully short 1.5 hour flight. This was in contrast the typical epic cross country journey from CA. Talk about a cake walk. I guess moving to the winter does have its advantages. Best part of the trip is Niko and Andrew got to catch up with [...]