Labors of Love - November 2019

Small Business Saturday

The local seafood stand, the hardware store and the grocery store on the corner, there’s little doubt that small businesses are the backbone of our local economy. U.S. small businesses are responsible for $4.8 trillion in GDP, which is equivalent…

Whiskey and Sticks

Both fine cigars and premium whiskey are crafted with a great deal of care and attention; They’re meant to be savored. Aficionados will say partaking in either or both is all about relaxing and taking the time to enjoy all…

Writer’s Gold

Most times I know exactly what I will write about in this blog with very few surprises. Someone sends me an interesting press release, or my editor has a good lead. I know what I’m going to find, because I’m…

Seafood Champion

Catching, cooking and eating seafood is a lifelong passion of Brian Landry, the chef/owner of QED Hospitality, a restaurant operations management group. “For as long as I can remember, on the weekend before Thanksgiving, my relatives on my mother’s side…