Category Archives: Brilliant Stories

  • It’s A Hard Knock Life

    It’s A Hard Knock Life

    Nightcap for October 26th, 2017APERTIF: “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Walt Kelly When life gives you lemons, go back to the store and bitch about it We are an impatient breed.We will do just about anything to avoid even the slightest inconvenience or delay because ...
  • Push It To The Limit

    Push It To The Limit

    Nightcap for October 24th, 2017APERTIF: “History is a set of lies agreed upon.” – Napoleon Bonaparte The Prank That Doesn’t Have Everyone “Cracking Up” Endorphins are to extreme sports people what cocaine was to John Belushi –it’s what drives them ...
  • Making The Cut

    Making The Cut

    Nightcap for October 25th, 2017APERTIF: “What you don’t do can be a destructive force.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Proposals, Prenups and Pre-NOPES Prenups have a way of chipping wedges into the dynamics of a romantic relationship and it’s not all that surprising.For the ...
  • Switching It Up

    Switching It Up

    Nightcap for October 23rd, 2017APERTIF: “Never cut what you can untie.” – Joseph Joubert Condoms and Shots and Sex, Oh My! Let’s be honest: when it comes to birth control, it’s primarily been up to us women to take the reigns of responsibility. Whether it’s ...
  • Forget The Haters

    Forget The Haters

    Nightcap for October 22nd, 2017APERTIF: “Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.” – Mark Twain Parent-Tweeting You know that saying about not judging someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes?It’s particularly true of being a parent. And those shoes are ...
  • Next Best Thing

    Next Best Thing

    Nightcap for October 21st, 2017APERTIF: “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Santa’s Got a Brand New Sleigh I’m not much of a “car person.”I like them in that they make it easy to get from point A to point B. I like ...
  • Biting The Bullet

    Biting The Bullet

    Nightcap for October 19th, 2017APERTIF: “Ability is nothing without opportunity.” – Napoleon Bonaparte Sex and the Shitty I have a love-hate relationship with Sex and the City.I love the show but hate to admit that I do. I mean, it’s so… predictable and ...
  • The Truth Hurts

    The Truth Hurts

    Nightcap for October 18th, 2017APERTIF: “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama When to Say No Let’s be clear about something.This is real talk and yes, it might hurt your feelings, but these are just facts and something you should know if you’ve ...
  • Good Intentions Gone Wrong

    Good Intentions Gone Wrong

    Nightcap for October 17th, 2017APERTIF: “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” ― Albert Einstein Say What? The Yelp website and phone app have been around for a while now, so if you haven’t heard of it yet, ...
  • Hidden Gems

    Hidden Gems

    Nightcap for October 16th, 2017APERTIF: “Where there is love there is life.” – Mahatma Gandhi Ice Cream on the Rocks Please Growing up as the older sister, I had to share my pearls of wisdom with my younger sibling regarding things like boys, how to sneak out of the house, and ...