Wine Bottling the Californian Way

Red, red wine…rastas’ have sung songs about it. Lucy stomped it. And women love to throw it at me for some reason. Point being, wine is in vogue and is not going away anytime soon – short of a human apocalyptic future, but even then I am not so sure. It can be found on every corner of the globe, …

Portland: Where weird is even weirder

This post will be brief and nowhere near as captivating as it could be in the video/picture category for displaying the profound weirdness that is Portland – which is shame, because they say a picture is worth a thousand words, and a video is worth avoiding literacy altogether. So I am forced to attempt to make up the weirdness value …

The Great American Road Trip: Warning Fatness & Weirdness Ensue

  I am not dead. Not yet, anyway. I have been dormant on this here weblog for too long. As a blogger, nay, professional bringer of the truth – or version of it anyhow – my quiet slumber from actually producing mildly informing, and even less so entertaining content has taken a serious hiatus if we are going by internet …

Kennedy Space Center: Worth the Hype?

So a few months back – me thinks December to be more exact-ish, a fine Irish chap by the name of Brian contacted me to see if I would be on his podcast. Not one to ever say no to anything with an Irish accent, I graciously accepted. However, before the podcast, Brian said, in that enchanting Irish twang that …

How the KEEN Digital Summit cured my fear of public speaking

After my two-step tango with a multi-billion dollar juggernaut that spanned 3 countries, 6 cities, and 4 very confused parental units, I received the unexpected, and arguably unearned, offer to speak at the KEEN Digital Summit in Nashville.  The conference is comprised of awarding winner journalists, social media darlings, magazine editors,  public relations strategists, serial entrepreneurs, and now, it appears, …

What happens when you are turning 30 and go to the Vegas

I haven’t been back to Vegas since I was 21. I am now the ripe age of 29 – experiencing the twilight of my last days of having a reasonable excuse for my career shortcomings before I hit adulthood. One last hurrah before I embark on my next travel job escapade looking for gainful employment, but before I head back …