Today's Selection on 'InBubbleWrap', 'The ape in the corner office' struck a Chord

I recently signed up for InBubbleWrap, a daily offering by people of 800 CEO Read of 25 copies of one book. Today's selection is "The Ape in the Corner Office" by Richard Conniff.ApeinthecornerIt rekindled memories of situations where I have found myself and I am sure you have as well, I call that the domino effect or sometimes the hammer. I am not sure that laughing off the situation will always go down well but it might be healthier.

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Will my wine for 'Thanksgiving' be a California Zinfandel or a Red Burgundy..Not sure yet

Nov 23
I more or less finished my food shopping today for Thanksgiving, including a Whole Foods free range turkey. As for the wine I am not sure if it will be a California Zin or a Red Burgundy. Zinfandel is often considered a natural match for the thanksgiving turkey. Most California Pinot Noirs are too light for my taste, not enough terroir maybe. Two Zins I am considering are Cline 'Ancient Vines' 2002 ($16.00) nice fruit...
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Thanks to Om Malik, we discovered 'Coupa Cafe' located in Palo Alto

Nov 25
While reading a recent entry from Om Malik , we discovered Coupa Cafe located in Palo Alto (California). Coupa Cafe is the flagship store of the Arabica Coffee Company based in Caracas, Venezuela. Its aim is to showcase premium coffee and chocolate from Venezuela. The chocolates come from Chuao Chocolatier (Carlsbad, California) named after the Chuao region of central Venezuela that produces famous cacao. We look forward to a future trip to California for a...