Tuesday Morning Slump.

Going into work late today, and I literally have no idea what to do with myself and the extra time. I started by working on some of my school work (late bloomer working on the Bachelors,) but that was short-lived. I made coffee and played with Ralph for a bit, but that too only lasted…

The Marqués de Cáceres Verdejo 2017.

I’m very partial to red wine, and everyone who knows me knows it! So when I came home the other day with an armful of white wines, it raised a couple eyebrows (okay, literally just my husband and my dog, but that counts, okay?!) I blame this rare occurrence on the kind clerk at my…

Personality Test.

It’s Sunday, and I am currently waiting for my husband to get back from walking our dog so we can take a day trip to the casino in D.C. While cleaning out my e-mail and surfing through some of your pages, I came across a website for a personality test mentioned on ThoughtCatalog.com (you should…

Intermittent Fasting.

What do I know about Intermittent Fasting? Not much. Not much at all, truly. I’ve been doing it for the past two weeks on top of doing Slim Fast though, and it is the only thing that has helped me to finally stop my weight from swinging back and forth, up and down, and all…

Crafty.

I hardly have time to devote to anything that would be considered a hobby, but one of the things that I do like to do when I do have some rare downtime is decorating and up-cycling wine bottles! Some of them I paint and have around the house as centerpieces or decorations, some I give away…

Oragami Frogs.

Mr. Z (my husband) always makes these cute little frogs for me whenever we eat out at restaurants. It’s something that he has been doing for years (probably our entire relationship, actually,) and it always brings a little smile to my face. The other day, he went out to eat with his grandmother, but still…

The 2016 Pazo de San Mauro Albariño

Recently my husband and I ventured out with another couple to a Spanish wine tasting event in our hometown. Five full courses with five different wines made for a fun, delectable and slightly tipsy night! That night, two of the wines that we had really stood out to me (one of which I will share…

Siegel’s 2015 Crucero Collection Carmenère

Those of you who follow me on Instagram (or know me personally) know that I am partial to red wine, especially Cabernet Sauvignon. What you may not know is that the vast majority of my favorite Cab Savs hail from the World-renowned Colchagua Valley, in Chile. Although I initially purchased the Crucero Carmenère in an…

My Identity.

If you are reading this, you may be lost. This is probably not the blog you are looking for; I have been posting about once or twice a year for the past few years, so there is likely nothing of interest to find here. Even if there is, I will likely get tired of writing…

Choosing Happiness.

​   This was my view during lunch this afternoon. It was pretty mild for only being 50 degrees outside, but the wind compensated for what little warmth the sun had to offer anyway, so I didn’t eat out there very long.    Still, it was nice to find a quiet space in the middle…