Monthly Archives: December 2007

How green is your Christmas going to be this year?  That’s the question that seems to be dominating many media reports as we head towards December 25.  Christmas is, after all, a time of excess in nearly everything we do.  As consumers we tend to consume more in December than in any other month. I […]

Winter starts officially at 10:08 PST on Friday, December 21.  How many of us will find cause to celebrate?  I’ll be honest with you, I find that the older I get the less I enjoy winter. As a child I would spend all day outside in winter; sledding with my brothers on the hills near […]

It was one year ago this week that we were experiencing a bout of winter, Canadian style.  You remember it don’t you?  Several inches of snow and bitter cold that made the term “Napa Valley north” seem a little bit ludricous. The fallout from that sudden and deep drop in the temperatures came several months […]