An hour and ten minutes north of San Francisco.
A childhood friend’s house.
The view is of his own vineyard.
“Relax” is really too feeble a word to describe the feeling here. Privacy. Profound seclusion.
What I feel here is: ease.
There are other good points, too. Shooting range. Serious kitchen garden. Big collection of jazz. Books I want to read. White peacocks, two horses, and a dog. He has everything. Including nonchalance.
We get into his beat-up airport car. He has on this shirt. We drive to a fancy restaurant 17 miles away. Trying to be Tuscan, and pretty good at it.
Crisp winds are blowing again today.
I stare at the line of clouds over the
Pacific Ocean. He is methodically taking
apart his Beretta 410 for cleaning.
At Ease Shirt (No. 3641), is a classic design. Made with 100% imported soft cotton, shell buttons, and adjustable two-button cuffs. Timeless standup, band collar. Contrasting side gusset. Shirttail hem that is great tucked in or worn out. One brass stud on collar, topstitching around neckline and center front placket.
Men’s sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL.
Colors: White Print on Navy Blue, White Print on Light Blue, and Blue Print on White.