The impossible task of “hanging in there”

Harald Riise is the man who holds the world record for longest dead hang from a pull-up bar, and his story is pretty incredible. Riise has cerebral palsy and has been in a wheelchair since childhood. He started wheelchair athletics when he got his first handcycle at twelve years old. Later, he became known forContinue reading “The impossible task of “hanging in there””

99 Questions to Love

Wine recommendation for this post:Two big Zinfandels to recommend for this post on love…both bottles I’ve found over anniversary dinners. And beyond both beings Zins, they have a particular quality in common…a big finish! The first, Artezin, is a medium weight Zinfandel with notes of raspberry on the nose, with lots of spice and oakContinue reading “99 Questions to Love”

Book Shelves and Wine Racks – Winter 2021 Edition

The days are colder; the nights are longer, and the pandemic still has most social plans on hold. Winter 2021was made for cozy sweaters, fuzzy slippers, and many many nights in with a good book. A new year brings new hope and maybe a few new titles and authors to add to your reading list.Continue reading “Book Shelves and Wine Racks – Winter 2021 Edition”

For Auld Lang Syne

Wine recommendation for this post: Cheers on your New Years! Best not to overthink it on New Years Eve! Pop culture generally, and generically, refers to such wines served at midnight on New Year’s Eve as Champagne. More often then not, the wine in question is not genuine Champagne, but rather some other form ofContinue reading “For Auld Lang Syne”

The 12 Wines of Christmas: 2020 Edition

Every year when the Costco wine advent calendar is released, at least half a dozen friends message me to ask if Josh and I will be partaking. We never have, mostly because it’s difficult to justify buying a case of blind wines when we already have cases of wine we’ve selected stacked in the house.Continue reading “The 12 Wines of Christmas: 2020 Edition”