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Drunken Botanist Pacific Northwest Tour Dates, And a Rum Cocktail for You!

Posted by on March 27, 2013 in Book Tour/Events, Cocktails | 1 comment

Drunken Botanist Pacific Northwest Tour Dates, And a Rum Cocktail for You!

If you’re in Portland, Seattle, or Bellingham, I’d love to see you this week. All the tour dates are online here, but this week’s stops include:   March 27 2013 07:30 PM — Powell’s (Burnside location), Portland, OR With a special appearance by House Spirits Distillery‘s Christian Krogstad, who will talk about the botanical nature of his delightful Aviation Gin, and a selection of cocktail-friendly plants from Cornell Farm. March 28 2013 07:00 PM — Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, Seattle,...

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Drunken Botanist West Coast Tour Dates, Plus – Vodka Week!

Posted by on March 20, 2013 in Book Tour/Events, Cocktails | Comments Off on Drunken Botanist West Coast Tour Dates, Plus – Vodka Week!

Drunken Botanist West Coast Tour Dates, Plus – Vodka Week!

Vodka week? Isn’t every week vodka week? Yeah, well. I’m still hanging out on the West Coast, so if you’re in the neighborhood, I hope you’ll drop by. Complete list of tour dates can be found here, and please do check with the venue before heading out in case of last-minute changes.   March 21 2013 07:30 PM — Capitola Book Cafe, Capitola, CA March 22 2013 07:00 PM — Rakestraw Books, Danville, CA March 23 2013 10:45 AM — San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, San Mateo, CA March 24 2013 05:30...

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Drunken Botanist California Tour Dates, Plus Your Weekly Cocktail

Posted by on March 13, 2013 in Book Tour/Events, Cocktails | 2 comments

Drunken Botanist California Tour Dates, Plus Your Weekly Cocktail

Okay, folks! Your devoted correspondent is on a book tour for the next couple of months. I’d love to stay and chat, but instead I’m going to furnish you with a list of tour dates and ask you to come out and fill a seat, badger your friends into filling seats, pester your neighbors, and so on. And if you’re not in the neighborhood, well, I’ve got a drink and some drink-ish, garden-ish, stuff for you. First, the coming week’s tour dates. Get the whole schedule here, and please do check with the venue before heading...

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Little Branch

Posted by on February 13, 2013 in Gallery, Paintings | Comments Off on Little Branch

Little Branch

An interior of Little Branch, a bar I love to visit when I’m in New York.  8 x 10, oil on wood panel, slots in the back make it easy to hang on a nail unframed.  $150 plus shipping. To order or look at other paintings, visit my DailyPaintworks gallery.  

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Whiskey Bottles

Posted by on February 10, 2013 in Gallery, Paintings | Comments Off on Whiskey Bottles

Whiskey Bottles

More bottles behind the bar!  Wish I could tell you where this one was taken.  I confess I don’t remember….must have been a long night…. $150, 8 x 10, oil on wood panel. Go to my DailyPaintworks gallery to order or to see more paintings.

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So What Else is New?

Posted by on February 2, 2013 in Book Tour/Events, Cocktails | 2 comments

So What Else is New?

I’m blogging every week at GardenRant and all the time at DrunkenBotanist.  Head over there for a fix.

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Behind the Bar, Again

Posted by on January 13, 2013 in Gallery, Paintings | 1 comment

Behind the Bar, Again

Another “bottles behind the bar” painting! This one is 8 x 8 on a cradled wood panel, $150.  To order, or to see more paintings, visit my Daily Paintworks gallery.

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Ward III

Posted by on January 13, 2013 in Gallery, Paintings | Comments Off on Ward III

Ward III

This one came from a bunch of photos I took at Ward III in New York.  It’s 8 x 8 on a cradled wood panel.  $150.  To order, or to see more paintings, go to my DailyPaintworks gallery.

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Angel’s Share

Posted by on January 13, 2013 in Gallery, Paintings | Comments Off on Angel’s Share

Angel’s Share

Bottles behind the bar at Angel’s Share, an amazing bar in the East Village.  This one is 8 x 10 on a wood panel.  $150. To order or to see more paintings, visit my gallery at DailyPaintworks.

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The Amazing, Astonishing Google Check: How I Used Google to Spell-Check Every Word in My Book.

Posted by on January 5, 2013 in Media/Reviews | 13 comments

The Amazing, Astonishing Google Check: How I Used Google to Spell-Check Every Word in My Book.

Anyone who uses technical terms, scientific terms, foreign words, proper nouns, or brand names in their writing knows the limitations of the spell-checker built into a word processing program.  After all, it’s just a static list of words that got loaded onto your computer and never gets updated or expanded unless you do it yourself.  (And if you’ve ever tried one of the professional spell check add-ons, like Spellex, you may have noticed that they don’t always include every possible term in your field–I found the...

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