a long, long, lonely time. I've been on a journey the past few months trying to determine what it is that will make me the happiest in my career. I apologize for the lack of consistency with this blog but my drinking hasn't declined much (ago I'm on a beer kick but the truth is that I've started a regimented diet of vegetables, some fruit, dark chocolate, chocolate milk, nutella and gluten free, wheat like bread. Oh yah, and cashew cookie Larabar's. That doesn't provide much room for wine, though with a pregnant wife there is plenty of pasta dishes that require some shark like red wine. We had a wonderful 2006 Argentinia Malbec. That was a nice year, somewhat underrated in my opinion, and if you can get your hands on any Mendoza Malbec from that year you won't be disappointed.