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Lifestyle is all encompassing. For the Adventurous individual, this means trying new things that take us out of our comfort zone.

Good News For Planners

Today’s good news comes from 1 Corinthians 25: “The foolish plan of God is wiser than the wisest of human plans, and God’s weakness is stronger than the greatest of human strength.” I hope this resonates with someone like it has with me today. I’m here in Costa Rica, eating a simple breakfast from a local market and sipping coffee in bed with the ocean outside my window. This is no Americanised resort-style view. Our hotel embodies the meaning of Pura Vida — set  in the tropical mountainside looking over Santa Teresa. In every sense of the word, we are completely emersed in the “jungle”. Huge spiny tailed iguanas and groups of monkeys eat and play in the trees outside our window. We can see tropical rains producing waterspouts over the Pacific from our balcony. Why is this all so important to mention? Because I had nothing to do with getting here. I used to live a much different way. My life was fixed around a realistic formula: “If I do this, than this will …

What To Know – Bacchanalian Society’s Fall Wine Gathering

Who is the Bacchanalian Society of Omaha? The Bacchanalian Society of Omaha is a not for profit charity organization focused on celebration and philanthropy. The name “Bacchanalian” comes from latin mythology where grape farmers would throw festivals to celebrate the mythological god of wine – fitting for a group who throws wine tasting events to share philanthropic messages. So how do you have a competitive wine tasting event? First, find one or two friends and register your team here. Your team needs to bring three bottles of the same wine – for this event you’ll need three bottles of the same white blend. There are no rules or regulations for which white blend you bring (ie. price or region). Spirit World in Aksarben is offering 10% off for all attendees who purchase their competition wine there! Two of each team’s bottles are bagged (this is a blind tasting) and ranked by all competitors. Each attendee gets a set of cards to vote on which they like or dislike. The five highest ranking teams divvy up the unopened bottles. Will there be food? YES! Food will be provided by Nothing Bundt Cakes, Flagship …