Barreca Vineyards

Barreca Vineyards

From Vine to Wine since 1986

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2022 As a Blur

When I was much younger I thought about becoming a writer.  But I realized that if I had in mind to write about everything that I experienced it would be like a huge version of “Kiss and Tell”.  Not wanting to contaminate my life with ulterior motives, I backed off from writing hoping some day… (read more)

The Three Cat Problem

and other issues… It was September 24th as near as I can tell when the Barreca Vineyards website crashed along with several others hosted by my friends Scott and Elaine at Secure Webs. An upgrade to their web management software nuked quite a few sites that I manage.  Although I got them running again, I… (read more)

Under an Orange Sun

Under an orange sun the sky is gray and the shadows are blue.  With temperatures above 100° for many days in the last month and the air quality often in the unhealthy range, today (August 8th) is very rare since it has been raining since early morning.  At first smelling like wet smoke, it is… (read more)

Springing to Life

As I sat down to write this blog and noticed that I was nearly 2 months behind, that it was almost Memorial Day and that most of what I had to report was pretty boring. Then I got a text from Cheryl, that a black bear had just come up to the bedroom door, a… (read more)

Equinox 2021

Here it is, the first day of Spring and I’m trying to write a personal blog that I now realize I have not written all winter.  To be fair I did write about cats on January 14th and now Spicy is vigorously massaging my arm while I am trying to type.  So some things have… (read more)