Finn McSpool Proves He’s a Real Corker

Other title options for this post included: Finn McSpool: Monster in a Bottle, Finn McSpool's All Bottled Up, or Finn McSpool Blows His Cork. Either way, as you may have guessed, Finn is back in the wine business for this today's post. Once Upon A Time... Some of you may remember WAY back in August, … Continue reading Finn McSpool Proves He’s a Real Corker

It’s Wine Time for Finn McSpool

Right now is one of my favorite times of year. Even though it's sad to see summer quickly fading away, the silver lining to those impending autumn storm clouds is the abundance of free food around the neighborhood. Plum trees in schoolyards are kindly giving up their fruit, neighbors are begging you to take away … Continue reading It’s Wine Time for Finn McSpool

Finn McSpool Enters The Land of Wine & Honey

As my loyal followers might remember, last year I delved into the wonderful world of winemaking, and that a few months ago I bravely bottled my boozey concoctions. Well, I recently hit the earliest aging time for fruit wine. Sure, sure, longer aging would lead to a smoother wine, but after having those bottles taunting … Continue reading Finn McSpool Enters The Land of Wine & Honey

Writing Wednesday Takes a Turn for the Boozier

According the latest and greatest of my blogging schedules, today is meant to be Writing Wednesday during which I share with you my writing world, offer up writing advice, or present some other writerly type of babble. Unfortunately, this week, other than plodding my way through the second draft of The Maze (the third book in … Continue reading Writing Wednesday Takes a Turn for the Boozier

You Can Take the Scientist Out of the Lab…

If you've wandered around my bio page, you'll know that before delving into a creative career I was a scientist. I have a degree in biology and worked for nearly ten years doing chemistry kinds of things in a couple neuroscience research labs as well as spending a little over a year as a chemist at … Continue reading You Can Take the Scientist Out of the Lab…