I WOULD LOVE TO OWN......?
I would love to own a copy of John James Audubons’ The Birds of America.” In 1838, at the end of the 13 year project, Audubon had produced 435 copperplate etchings which were water-colored by hand.
“Never lose a chance of saying a kind word” William Thackery
WHAT BOOKS HAVE YOU RECENTLY READ?
The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires, Tim Wu
Can the internet be dominated by a monopoly or cartel? Wu shows how corporate leviathans came to dominate radio, television and film- and how history could repeat itself with consolidation of the Internet.
Judgement of Paris: California vs. France and the Historic 1976 Paris Tasting that Revolutionized Wine, George M. Taber
The story of the blind tasting in Paris that shocked the industry when previously unknown California wines were selected over the best wines that France had to offer. It is also a wonderful history of the development of enology, not only in 1970’s Napa, but around the world (South America, Australia, South Africa, etc).
HEALTH AND BEAUTY TIP?
Prevent melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer with a yearly, full-body skin screening!
BEST SKIN CARE TIP?
Aging changes are due to cumulative sun exposure. Use a broad spectrum SPF 30 sunscreen EVERY day. Don’t forget your lips!