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Land Vs. Ocean




They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.

 - 

Sir Francis Bacon

There's something going on in Jackson, Mississippi. I'm not sure what it is, a creative collective or a business model or what, but it doesn't matter because it is real and it is beautiful and it is there.

It's Called Land Vs. Ocean and it has been manifest by my friend Sanders Bohlkeand a...

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Sixth 4th



I'm not going to say we're lifers, but this is our sixth 4th of July in Boston.

There's no place better to feel the promise of America and what those men did all those years ago than right here in the Cradle of Democracy.





Of course, when you've got a church friend with an amazing roof deck and you've got friend down the street with lobsters that your name's on, well it doesn't hurt the festivities...

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This could be the beginning of something beautiful.




I headed over last week to Belmont. One town South of us just a couple of miles down an old Indian footpath. I went there, of course, to see our friends at Ampersand Vintage Modern.

I've gushed about em before. Great folks. Hard workers. Amazing places (see here, and here). Living up here but connected to the South by marriage and by families. With keen eyes and great taste. Taste that aligns with...

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A rainy weekend in which we see old friends.


This weekend we got to host some great old friends from Florida, Greg and his wife, Mollie. I met Greg eleven years ago in New Zealand, and the number of ways in which we are connected is mind blowing. You can read more about that over here and see his beautiful wedding day with his bride over here





Corse, Greg is such a connector of people, that at his wedding we met some of his friends, who are...

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I'll Have Another


Actually found a place with some class and some mighty stiff Juleps to watch yesterday's action with friends. My horse came in fifth, but by the end of the fastest Two Minutes in Sports, I think we all were glad I'll Have Another pulled it off. If for nothing else it made the last drink extra justified.





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