It's been a hot minute - and I mean that: it is about 100 degrees in New Jersey today. When it is that hot, who in the hell wants to drink wine. I had a work colleague that would tell me he knew when my day was complete when there was a beer in my [...]
Working through the process of finding "fun" and choosing wines for Brunch at The Cottage. (doesn't everyone name their own home kitchen?)
Want to learn more about wine from the Finger Lakes in NY, and Ravines Wine Cellars? The POD and I taste three wines, and want to tell you all about it....
YOU paint your own picture - in and out of your wine choices. How does that picture shift into a new journey? Let's discuss who we are NOW, and how we navigate a few pricy wines.
Do you choose to go in a direction, or do you get pushed. Shoved more like it. Is it organic for you? Are you content with the idea that things "just happen for a reason" or "this is fate" or "we've been through worse". What comes out of the things you don't see coming, but [...]
Did you know that New Jersey has wineries? That's kind of a joke. Yeah, I knew; I just never went. And I didn't go because I am a snob. I felt like I was better than that. In my mind, wineries in Cape May had nothing to teach or offer me. It's Cape May New [...]
Last night, yet again, I couldn't sleep. This isn't a Covid thing, this is a Susan thing. I don't have a problem falling asleep; on the contrary. Once the day is over, once I can sit on a couch with a Nexflix agenda - I'm out. I start to stir at 3 or 4 AM. [...]
It's not that I havn't wanted to talk to you. It's me - not you. We have a good thing: I dictate my thoughts through a keyboard, I pretend you are there, you giggle at me tripping over my own ideas, whisper "Isn't she stupid and cute at the same time" to your partner/lover/one night [...]
The definition of "gravitas": : high seriousness (as in a person's bearing or in the treatment of a subject)had the gravitas of a deep thinker Thank you https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gravitas I was asked if I had the gravitas to take a conversation further. I was then told to look up this definition by someone I respect, compete with, detest at [...]
I shot a gun once. In a controlled environment, but I did it. I first said no, became shy of the idea and wanting to understand why these feelings were coming up in my chest. The sight of it sitting on a table frightened me, so why would I want to use it. I received [...]