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Wine Girl: The Obstacles, Humiliations, and Triumphs of America's Youngest Sommelier by Victoria James

Part 3 of 3

The author points out some of the absurd things you need to know to pass somm tests and get certifications. It’s all a scam. 2,467 more words

Nonfiction

Wine Girl: The Obstacles, Humiliations, and Triumphs of America's Youngest Sommelier by Victoria James

Part 2 of 3

One pearl of wisdom in the book is advice the author got from an old waiter who supposedly worked 12 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week. 2,873 more words

Nonfiction

I just didn't feel like it

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything. I haven’t worked on my podcast, or posted a Song of the Day, even though I was fully intending to. 903 more words

Insomniac Non Sequitur

Liberty Quarantined--virtual tour, May 2020 by Marjorie Maddox (LANDMARKS Series)


Liberty Quarantined
–virtual tour, May 2020
by Marjorie Maddox


PHOTO: “Statue of Liberty,” Liberty Island, New York Harbor, New York City, NY by Jeff Burak… 204 more words

Writing

American Treasure

Sherlock Holmes, a character in the novel Jane Eyre Gets Real, loves solving any mystery. That includes treasure hunts. It was with great interest that he followed the true story of Forrest Fenn, a wealthy art dealer, who buried a chest full of gold coins and nuggets, jewelry and gemstones galore in the Rocky Mountains of #Colorado; he then issued clues via his self-published book, … 215 more words