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Poe, Some Bones, and a Cask of Amontillado

Poe, Some Bones, and a Cask of Amontillado

”┬áThe thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could; but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge.” The Cask of Amontillado has always been one of my favorite Poe stories. How could I miss the 2013 Cask of Amontillado Wine Tasting Among the Bones? A Saturday of sampling wine and beer … Continue reading

My Peaceful Place: Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary

My Peaceful Place: Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary

In this season of “must-haves” and “must-dos,” it is easy to lose one’s balance. There is one place I usually think of when I need to catch my breath: Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary, one of our favorite places in the world. Poplar Spring is a 400-acre refuge for farm animals and wildlife in Poolesville, Maryland. … Continue reading