Stubborn Gladness

This is my horse. His name is Metro (named for his rhythmic cadence) and he is 18 years old. He became mine on July 24, 2002 as a six year old youngster. A horse-crazy girl from the get-go, all my dreams … Continue reading


When Our Broody Little Hen Went Missing

One of our hens (Olive) didn’t show up for roll call in the coop the other night. We looked in and around all our bushes and hedges for nearly an hour with no luck. When one of our hens doesn’t … Continue reading

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Why the name Trueheart?

I love telling the story of how we named our wine, Trueheart Petite Sirah. It all started with a redhead. A redheaded golden retriever named Tess, to be exact. I was living with a roommate in San Rafael, and we … Continue reading