There really is something about Mary. Catholics aren't the only ones who harbor a measure of devotion to Jesus' mother that can sometimes border on the fanatic. But Mary can be a bit of problem.
As we move from Palm Sunday through Holy Week, many of us feel that Good Friday is our dominant reality: the guys on the side of money and power seem to keep winning.
A very fun and a wholly different way to learn about wines, and develop an appreciation for those elusive Bordeaux varietals, I highly suggest a trip to Franciscan in California for the Blending Seminar.