Pinot Noir and cola too

Pinot Noir and cola too

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I was so intent on letting every last sip of this Brook Winery Pinot Noir melt into my mouth that I didn’t think to take a photo of the bottle or a glass of it with the paired roasted salmon.

This is by far the best Pinot Noir I’ve add: smooth and rich, with lots of awesome stuff happening on the palette: cherries, herbs, cola. Yes, cola. I didn’t think that right away until after I read the…

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“You know, you have ownership of everything in your life. You can write about it, and you don’t have to soften the words, you don’t have to change anything. It’s yours.”
— Samantha Irby, in her kickass interview with The Rumpus
vintageanchorbooks:

Yes to beachfront libraries. 

This is obviously the best thing ever. vintageanchorbooks:

Yes to beachfront libraries. 

This is obviously the best thing ever. vintageanchorbooks:

Yes to beachfront libraries. 

This is obviously the best thing ever.

bibliolectors:

Reading gets in shape the brain / La lectura pone en forma el cerebro (ilustración de Eric Comstock)

grapefriend:

Killer, killer rosé. Love you, Bandol. (at Gjelina)

Drooling, drooling, drooling…

I was feeling overwhelmed and couldn’t focus on writing, but this way of playing with and organizing words, using pens instead of a keyboard, made me feel better. It was fun, and toward the end, I felt more playful than serious. 

tetw:

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Nonfiction rules!

malcolmjamalwarlock:

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So proud and excited to announce this new project I’m running: “I Believe You / It’s Not Your Fault.”

It started with a group of women writers talking about the stories we hear from our daughters and how similar they are to the things we went through (and, often, still do): being…

Important! Am so glad this exists.

clockshopla:

But there is no female counterpart in our culture to Ishmael or Huck Finn. There is no Dean Moriarty, Sal, or even a Fuckhead. As a fifteen-year-old hitchhiker, my survival depended upon other people’s ability to envision a possible future for me. Without a Melvillean or…