Uncertain Stakes

A woman with a lust for risk taking…She’s missing, with more suspects than evidence. https://amzn.to/34HGq1X

Better with Friends – 5 Hobbies to Learn as a Group

Guest article by Cheryl Conklin of Wellnesscentral.info While hobbies can be fun to learn and practice on your own, they can be particularly fulfilling and fun to learn with a group of friends. While not all hobbies support group learning, there are many that can be...

Exploring the Wines of Mt. Etna, Sicily

Wines from Sicily have soared in popularity.  There is no doubt, serious wines are being crafted on the big island off Italy’s ‘toe’. However, much of the action is driven by the value offered by easy drinking wines like Nero ‘d Avola. What I’d like to focus on...

Tasting and Assessing Wines

T First and foremost, drinking wine should be pleasurable and uncomplicated. At the end of the day, it’s a beverage and you should never feel intimidated or pressured to explain what you think about it. If you want to go further than just filling a wine glass and...

The Competition

We tend to compare ourselves to others. We also look at the competition as too skilled, better or tougher than we are. It's untrue. This says it all -

Ideas for a Story

I am often asked where an idea for a book comes from. Here is the story behind Am I the Killer? The seed for the story came from watching a documentary called Crash Reel (HBO). It was an inside look at the competition to win a spot on the US Olympic Snowboarding team....

Simple Ways to Upgrade Your Wine Experience

Temperature A key component to enjoying a wine is its temperature.  Most people serve white wines too cold and reds too warm.  A wine that is too cold or warm, represses its flavors and aromas. Use these temperature guidelines to get all that a wine has to...