Two of my good friends PETE Stringfellow and Buzzy Martin came to dinner with me tonight at one of my favorite restaurants in Sonoma County, Walter Hansel Wine & Bistro. I called our host at the restaurant, Fred Callahan, ahead of time and he told me that he was excited to hear Buzzy and Pete ... Read More
Today was a great day for a party. The weather was great and many people showed up and had a great time. One of my good friends, Sally Tomatoes, did a great job in catering the party as well and everyone raved about the food. It is my belief that the meatballs are a signature ... Read More
“Every rose has its thorn…” More than 4,000 fans sang along with rocker Bret Michaels at a concert at the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion in San Francisco on Nov. 3. The former Poison frontman used that song to close out Grapes of Rock, a concert benefiting the Santa Rosa Corps and San Francisco Command. Wayne ... Read More
Tonight Courtney went to Matanzas Winery and met with master photographer Robert Pierce. Here is the photo Courntey has selected for her senior photo: Here are some pictures from the photo shoot tonight and the final pictures from Robert’s studio.
Today we bottled our 2012 “Sabina’s Syrah”. We were bottling at Kings Hill Vineyards. Everyone pitched in and we all had a great time. John and Jenny Hofherr of J&J Bottling were on-site with their awesome mobile bottling trailer. They also provided some rock and roll tunes that kept everyone ... Read More
Today Courtney and I went to the Aquatic Center at Lake Folsom and watched the rowing competition. We were guests of Rodney and Shirley Friedman, alumni of Cal. Rodney was the coxswain for Cal in 1956. Here are some pictures from the day: