Category Archives: Brilliant Stories

  • Where Did That Come From?

    Where Did That Come From?

    Nightcap for December 15th, 2017APERTIF: “Integrity has no need of rules.” – Albert Camus Hip Hop or Not The genre “hip hop” or “rap” tends to get a lot of grief, particularly from older generations and more conservative people. Or just people that ...
  • An Unexpected Turn

    An Unexpected Turn

    Nightcap for December 14th, 2017APERTIF: “The sun is new each day.” – Heraclitus Judgement Day Class reunions are interesting, and by “interesting,” I mean it’s usually like Judgement Day until everyone starts to get some booze in them. Then it turns into a ...
  • Doing What’s Right

    Doing What’s Right

    Nightcap for December 13th, 2017APERTIF: Understanding is a two-way street. – Eleanor RooseveltDrinking In The Name of Health Good news, boys! You now have an excuse to go out with your buddies twice a week, so if your lady friend or significant other tries to stop you, just say ...
  • Doing Your Own Thing

    Doing Your Own Thing

    Nightcap for December 12th, 2017APERTIF: “The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost Unwanted Meals-On-Wheels Have you ever thrown away perfectly good food for one reason or another? If you haven’t then you are a far better person than myself or most of society. ...
  • The Truth Hurts

    The Truth Hurts

    Nightcap for December 11th, 2017APERTIF: “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop Cashing In on Cancer Remember back when you could donate your items to Good Will or your blood to a blood bank and you would feel really good about yourself because you genuinely thought you were doing ...
  • Finding A Balance

    Finding A Balance

    Nightcap for December 8th, 2017APERTIF: “I believe that every person is born with talent.” – Maya Angelou We Can’t Stress This Enough There aren’t a whole lot of people who can say they love their job, which is incredibly depressing seeing as we spend at least 1/2 ...
  • Shop Til You Drop

    Shop Til You Drop

    Nightcap for December 7th, 2017APERTIF: “Laughter is an instant vacation.” – Milton Berle Throwing Shade Tis the season to go shopping! When you’re tired and hungry after spending most of the weekend shopping until you drop, all you want to do is get off of your feet, ...
  • All American

    All American

    Nightcap for December 6th, 2017APERTIF: “Common sense often makes good law.” – William O. Douglas An American Horror Story It’s already December which means we’re quickly approaching the start of a new year.2017 was an interesting year. I like to refer to it as the ...
  • It’s A Woman’s World

    It’s A Woman’s World

    Nightcap for December 5th, 2017APERTIF: “Art is the signature of civilizations.” – Beverly Sills Making Up Is Hard To Do Have you ever watched a makeup contouring video? It’s kind of like watching a terrorist negotiation only with perky young girls.Essentially, ...
  • The Perils Of Driving

    The Perils Of Driving

    Nightcap for December 4th, 2017APERTIF: “Love dies only when growth stops.” – Pearl S. Buck Singing The Blues Singing in the car is a favorite past time for many people. It can help pass the time away when you’re sitting for hours in traffic on the interstate, for a few ...