Category Archives: Brilliant Stories

  • Balancing Agendas

    Balancing Agendas

    Nightcap for August 11th, 2017APERTIF: “I call architecture frozen music.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe One Is the Magic Number If you don’t have kids then congratulations. You must know what it’s like to walk into a restaurant whose menu covers a wide range of ...
  • Taking The Plunge

    Taking The Plunge

    Nightcap for August 10th, 2017APERTIF: “If you wish to be a writer, write.” – Epictetus The Scariest Bridge in the World Switzerland is known for many things including its chocolate, watches, skiing, beautiful landscape, socialized government, and ability to somehow stay out ...
  • Better Safe Than Sorry

    Better Safe Than Sorry

    Nightcap for August 9th, 2017APERTIF: “Fortune befriends the bold.” – Emily Dickinson What Stays In Vegas Doesn’t Always Let’s pretend I’m a prostitute. I know, I know, you really need to use your imagination on this one. I don’t know who would actually ...
  • Bigger and Better Things

    Bigger and Better Things

    Nightcap for August 8th, 2017APERTIF: “Very few of us are what we seem.” – Agatha ChristieGreat Expectations Marriage isn’t easy. I can’t actually confirm this is true from personal experience as I’ve never been married, but you can tell. Married men have ...
  • Pretty Hurts

    Pretty Hurts

    Nightcap for August 7th, 2017APERTIF: “Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” – Aesop The Nuances of The Miss America Pageant In case you were wondering (or possibly just forgot to mark your calendar), the annual Miss America Beauty Pageant takes place September 10th. ...
  • The Hard Truth

    The Hard Truth

    Nightcap for August 6th, 2017APERTIF: “Every hero becomes a bore at last.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Men Weight In On Fashion Women spend a lot of time thinking about men and how to attract them (or women, if that’s your cup of tea). We spend excessive time and money ...
  • Young, Wild and Free

    Young, Wild and Free

    Nightcap for August 5th, 2017APERTIF: “Never give up on anybody.” – Hubert H. Humphrey Not All Those Who Wonder Are Lost We’ve all heard the saying, “Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost.” It’s the kind of cliché saying you’d find on a coffee mug or ...
  • Kids These Days

    Kids These Days

    Nightcap for August 4th, 2017APERTIF: “My pride fell with my fortunes.” – William Shakespeare Are Millennials Ruining Business? Many consumer reports are pointing fingers at the millennials for causing this shake-up and while this may be an accurate assessment, one must ...
  • Sounds Like Sex

    Sounds Like Sex

    Nightcap for August 3rd, 2017APERTIF: “We live in a rainbow of chaos.” – Paul Cezanne Sounds and Sex For most people, there is a noise that drives them absolutely nuts. For instance, the sound of nails on a chalkboard, chewing gum or your mother-in-law’s voice. The ...
  • Keeping Up Appearances

    Keeping Up Appearances

    Nightcap for August 2nd 2017APERTIF: “When you win, nothing hurts.” – Joe Namath Contouring the Vay Jay-Jay Women spend a lot of money and energy doing things to impress men. In all fairness, men probably wouldn’t be as judgmental if the beauty industry didn’t ...