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January 2013

A Farewell Blog
And an appreciation for Wine Spectator’s welcome
Posted: Jan 7, 2013 12:00pm ET

I don't know a lot of things, but I do know that decisions are hard and adulthood isn't exactly as advertised. I also realize how right my grandfather was when he said to me, when I was seven years old, "Don't worry, 'cause nothing's gonna be OK." He was a cynic, no doubt, and it was a half-humored resignation to doom and disappointment, but I interpret it differently. I see it as a wise acknowledgement that things never really go according to plan. Timing isn't everything; rolling with it is.

This is my eleventh column for Wine Spectator and, sadly, as less-than-ideal timing would have it, it's also my last.


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