From the VPK Blog
There was no siren nor light nor gentle nudge that woke me up. Nothing external interrupted me and yet, suddenly, in the middle of the night, I was awake and my brain was racing.
I wanted sleep; I needed sleep; and none was coming. All I could do was lie there, frantically making mental lists and composing what seemed to be brilliant and urgent plans that I would no doubt forget in the morning.
I didn’t even need to look at the clock. I knew what it would say. It had said the same thing every night for a week: 2:30 a.m. To read more...
From Tales of the Cocktail
Like all kids, Katie Blandin Shea wanted summer to last forever.
On family camping trips in Big Sur, she’d inhale the mix of pine needles, bay leaves and salted ocean air, and wish she could preserve that moment in a glass so she could serve it back to herself later.
Now, as an adult, she can.
Blandin Shea owns and operates Bar Cart Cocktail Co., a Carmel Valley-based cocktail consulting and catering company that creates signature drinks... please, click here to read more.