A few years ago, I sort of stopped reading. I'm not sure why. Maybe it was news. Or podcasts, or nighttime doomscrolling, but for whatever reason, I was struggling to finish a few books a year. And I missed what I learned from books. So, I set some goals -- last year, 30 books (I... Continue Reading →
It was the longest year ... 2020 feels like it just finished, so here's what I learned during the year of the quarantine.
A few months ago an old editorial colleague (and friend) called me up asking if I'd write for his new magazine on wine and spirits. Reader, I decided to do it.
Ahhh, travel dreaming. In this age of international lockdowns and quarantines, we are all dreaming of being somewhere else. Anywhere else. So, with my travel friends posting dream trips right now (and with an April snowstorm keeping us indoors), here are my Top 10 Beach and Pool Days (in no particular order). Seabourn Odyssey off... Continue Reading →
*with apologies to Dave Chappelle On April 15, we watched Notre Dame of Paris burn. As the flames spread, we all prayed the structural integrity of the building would hold and contemplated the very possible loss of the finest example of Gothic architecture in existence. We watched as the spire crumbled and cried. And then... Continue Reading →