Category Archives: Adventures

Slow roasted mystery.

Last night, I was able to engage in some much-needed playtime with some of my favorite ladies. A few of us went out to a cabin at the edge of the Smoky Mountains for a sort of mini winter retreat. We shared Manhattans and port wine, snacked on various delicious cheeses, read poetry, enjoyed a read more »

The closing of the year.

In the last few days of 2011, I wanted to take a look back on the year, and provide some commentary on the major events of my life. First of all, I wanted to take a look at the progress I made on my New Year’s Resolutions of 2011: Complete a half-marathon. This, indeed, happened read more »

Visiting Daveste’ Vineyards.

Here’s the thing: I don’t really know very much about wine, except for the fact that I really enjoy drinking it. I keep a log of wines I really like, I like to experiment with a lot of different types of wine, I listen to podcasts like Wine for Normal People, and I use cool read more »

Rules of travel.

I won’t even start before we learn the rules of travel, Inside each other’s hearts; Inside each other’s hearts. ~ Rosanne Cash Driving is one of my preferred activities, and road trips were one of my favorite family outings as a child. Travel is something the both nourishes and exhausts me. There’s something thrilling about read more »

Adventures in pampering.

A co-worker of mine had a wonderful idea, and she worked with the salon she frequents to hold a private after-hours party where people could show up and pamper themselves while enjoying wine and snacks. The lady who owns the salon cooked delicious, amazing egg rolls, and I got a little tipsy off of the read more »