“The happiest lot on earth is to be born a Scotchman.  You must pay for it in many ways, as for all other advantages on earth… You generally take to drink; your youth, as far as I can find out, is a time of louder war against society, of more outcry and tears and turmoil, than if you had been born, for instance, in England.”  – Robert Louis Stevenson

Last Friday afternoon, after quitting technology journalism, I packed a small suitcase and headed North up the 101 towards Napa. Read more...