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04.29.2005

Vinography On Honeymoon

Ladies and gentlemen, Alder has left the building.

After 18 months of posting nearly every day, I am getting married tomorrow and going on a honeymoon far far away. This means no cellphones, no e-mail, and most certainly, no blogging.

I HAVE TURNED OFF ANONYMOUS COMMENTS IN MY ABSENCE. I'm sorry that this is necessary, but the comment spammers would take over if I didn't.

I will return soon (but not too soon) and resume normal blogging activities. Ciao!

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