Wine for your weekend – Katherine Goldschmidt Cabernet Sauvignon

Two years ago, “Josh” wines showed up at our local liquor store. With a husband named Josh, they quickly became a staple on our wine rack. I bought our first bottle or two because I thought it was cute. People gifted him bottles because they thought it was clever. And then the distribution of “Josh”Continue reading “Wine for your weekend – Katherine Goldschmidt Cabernet Sauvignon”

Books that shake you, Friday kudos, wine for you weekend

At our first back to school inservice day this week, a colleague approached me in a flurry of excitement. “I have a question for you! Wait here!” she exclaimed, as she rushed over to her school bag. Curious as to her inquiry, I did wait there, and she quickly returned with the name of aContinue reading “Books that shake you, Friday kudos, wine for you weekend”

The right fit, Friday kudos, and wine for your weekend

About a week ago, I took my wedding/engagement set into the jewelers to have them look at it for maintenance. It’s a white gold ring, so it occasionally needs to be replated in rhodium to keep it look vibrant and sparkly. The back of my ring has become so worn the last few years, thatContinue reading “The right fit, Friday kudos, and wine for your weekend”

The gINKgo project, Friday kudos, and wine for your weekend

When I was in college, I discovered PostSecret. For those of you unfamiliar, the concept is ingeniously simple. Started by Frank Warren as an art project, the site posts people’s secrets, which it receives from postcards on which are written confessions that people mail in anonymously, the act of which is supposed to bring theContinue reading “The gINKgo project, Friday kudos, and wine for your weekend”

Friday kudos, wine for your weekend, and the real possibility of failure

An interesting thing happens at the end of the school year. Each year a handful of students that didn’t care a lick about school for the entire year, when suddenly faced with the real possibility of failure, wants to know what they can do to bring their grade up. And the answer is, often times,Continue reading “Friday kudos, wine for your weekend, and the real possibility of failure”

Pints and popsicles, Friday kudos, and wine for your weekend

Happy pre-4th of July weekend. It’s going to be a hot one! It’s the perfect time for a summer cookout. Fire up the grill, pour out a bag of chips, crack open that watermelon, and let the good times roll! Summer cookouts also afford the opportunity to enjoy some seasonal sweet treats. And unlike someContinue reading “Pints and popsicles, Friday kudos, and wine for your weekend”

Four non-fiction reads to make you smarter this summer

Let’s say you’re sitting by a pool, lounging on a patio, enjoying an evening on a deck, laying out at a beach, or pretty much partaking in any other summertime activity. You’ve got your essentials: sunscreen, sandals, snacks, sunglasses, beach blanket, and…books? If not, it’s time to lay claim to your next summer read! SummerContinue reading “Four non-fiction reads to make you smarter this summer”

Friday Kudos – The first one!

It’s back! If you found ink. because you used to follow¬†Heels or Sneakers, you already know what we’re doing here, and you also know (even if you never admit it out loud) that “Friday Kudos” was the best part of my former endeavor. “Friday Kudos” is the end of the week gratitude, celebrating the trulyContinue reading “Friday Kudos – The first one!”