Wine Snobbery is Bullshit: From a Wine Snob.

​ Look, I get it, wine is intimidating. You see people holding the glass just so and sniffing and swirling and dropping terms like “mouthfeel” and “jammy” with their noses in the air. You go to a restaurant and get recommendations from special people called sommeliers who are infinitely more intelligent and sophisticated than you … More Wine Snobbery is Bullshit: From a Wine Snob.

Things you don’t know about money/the bank; from an ex banker.

I’m still surprised every day by the things that people don’t know about banks or the way their money is handled. Seriously dude, $2 bills aren’t special. While my experience was just with one major bank (really there are only two guesses here) and one small bank, I was always told that these things were … More Things you don’t know about money/the bank; from an ex banker.

Make your own wine

And I promise, it’s not the cloudy pruno shit you see on Pinterest. Wine is a marriage of art and science. Remember this. So you have no idea where to start. There are 239,572,294 books on the subject. The options for “starter kits” online are vast, leaving you with more questions than answers. None of … More Make your own wine

Getting my kids to the bus stop is like preparing the Titanic for a voyage.

And I yell a lot. I don’t mean to be a psychotic bitch to my children in the mornings, it just comes out of nowhere like that iceberg did. And I’m just as helpless to stop it. I need to get them up at 6 so that we can leave the house by 7:20 and … More Getting my kids to the bus stop is like preparing the Titanic for a voyage.

Dear neighbors who hate me and my wild monkey spawn;

Dear neighbor, I’m sorry that we got off to a bad start. Despite my best efforts to be in the good graces of all who reside in this beautiful slice of what would otherwise be considered hillbilly town, my children’s bus stop being at your corner home and your seemingly low tolerance for anything under … More Dear neighbors who hate me and my wild monkey spawn;