Running is a way of life for some, and for the rest of us, it’s a necessity in order to keep enjoying pizza, burgers, nachos, and the bevy of appetizer that are too appealing to pass on. If you’re anything like me running is both those few moments of peace during the day as well as an onslaught of pain in places you didn’t know could hurt. Don’t worry, with shoes like the GEL-Quantum 360 Knit from Asics, it’ll not only cushion every pounding step but make you look good while you do it.

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Tasting the history of the Pacific Northwest with Melissa Burr

Stoller Family Estate’s Melissa Burr Revives Wine History

As bits and pieces of wine lore fall deafly into the dirt, so go the stories of immigrants smuggling plantings across the ocean, spiritually made offerings to sidestep Prohibition and law-defying bootlegger courage. All too often, the history carried by the vines is lost to the current trends of the booming wine trade. These tales are what bring characteristics to life and form the terroir around the fermented chapters.

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