The giving series (vol. II) – Nora Vargas

The giving series (vol. II) – Nora Vargas

This is the second installment in a series I started about inspirational people in our communities.  Read volume one about philanthropist and women and girls advocate Linda Katz here.  My hope is that through these stories we will all see ways that might inspire us to help.  For volume two, I chose a woman who … Continue reading

Brabant Bar & Cafe – San Diego warmth, Belgian flavors

Brabant Bar & Cafe – San Diego warmth, Belgian flavors

Living a stone’s throw from San Diego’s 30th Street has some amazing perks if you like great food and high-quality beer.  While the communities  along this culinary cruise haven’t quite reached their European brethren’s pedestrian and bike-friendly orientation (yet), one new spot has combined an authentic approach to Belgian fare, a Belgian beer heavy menu … Continue reading

The giving series (vol. I) – Linda Katz

The giving series (vol. I) – Linda Katz

  I started this site to highlight a variety of things, including inspirational or informative work of people in our communities.  This is the first in a series featuring people from all walks of life who have made it a point to give of themselves in service to their community.  I love learning about inspirational … Continue reading

Interlude: Texas Craft Beer

Interlude: Texas Craft Beer

I have become, in the last several years, both an enthusiast and an ambassador for craft beer.  While the Brewers Association has a definition of craft brewing (here), when I talk about craft beer it’s easiest to just think about small brewers who are handcrafting interesting and flavorful beer.  For my friends who aren’t much … Continue reading