You might not think that fine wine and stand-up comedy go together, but they made for the perfect pairing as “The Comedy Flight” debuted on Thursday night, January 11, to a packed room at Cellar Gate in Highwood, Illinois.
Owned by Kayla Steffens, a retired elementary teacher with a passion for travel, meeting people, sharing stories and sipping wine, Cellar Gate Wine Market and Bistro opened in the fall of 2008, offering a variety of wines gathered from small production vineyards around the world. This rustic and intimate venue also offers wine tastings, live acoustic music and game nights. It is also available for private parties and special events. However, Cellar Gate never had hosted live, stand-up comedy. ...
How I suddenly became a stand-up comedian at the age of forty-five is a tale worth the price of admission—which in the case of a blog, is free.
I’m asked several times a week how this all came about. So, I figured I’d type it all out and share the story through the tubes of the Interweb.
You’ll Laugh. You’ll Cry. And, then you’ll move on with your life!
You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. And then you’ll move on with your life. Because, this is my story, not yours. But, maybe the how and why will inspire you. ...
I recently sold my car on Craigslist… and I didn’t get murdered. Actually, I’ve bought and sold a number of cars and motorcycles, as well as a variety of other items, using Craigslist and so far, not one transaction has resulted in my murder.
All that being said, I feel it is incumbent upon me to clearly state that I can not be held accountable
I am reluctant to label myself as an expert in the field. But, I believe that readers may benefit from my experience and also arrive if not unscathed, probably not murdered. All that being said, I feel it is incumbent upon me to clearly state that I can not be held accountable, if after reading this article, you and/or your loved ones are murdered during the process of selling your car on Craigslist. ...