One surreal day I woke up and had been named "Wine Person of the Year" by Imbibe Magazine for my work advocating for women wine entrepreneurs. Hello to you too, 2019
Most people—you and me and that woman making your latte and that man turning down your bed—we want the same thing. We want to taste beauty so potent it transforms us.
In Cavalier Career, we explore the will to do good work. So what kind of work does it take--really--to bring wine to the table? Consider:. A harvest crew skilled not only at picking fruit, but hunting rabbits. Courage enough to traverse war-torn Syria in a taxicab full of ripening grapes. Nerve to skirt the law, particularly in … Continue reading “It’s important to find your lens.” In conversation with writer Cathy Huyghe
My migration across the country fifteen years ago was a pivotal point in my life. It constituted a great leap toward dreams I'd held since I was a little girl--and the beginning of my Cavalier Career. For all the gifts of that move (and they have been countless) it also brought chaos. This week, my essay … Continue reading Storm-Chasing & Peace-Seeking
We are each born with a prize inside, Cracker Jack- style. The trick is to dig it out and let it shine, rather than trash it with the empty, sticky box.