Collaboration: When 2+2 Can Equal 5 or 6 or More | Winter 2018 Rambling

A Rambling (and Cure for Insomnia) by Dennis Quaintance, CEO & CSO (Chief Storytelling Officer) Read our Winter 2018 Neighborhood Letter Collaboration is on my mind because I’ve been in the thick of it with even more people working on more topics and challenges than usual. The O.Henry “After 20 Years” (OH2O) hotel update project and my volunteer work with… Continue Reading Collaboration: When 2+2 Can Equal 5 or 6 or More | Winter 2018 Rambling

Inspiration and Energy from Beyond Our Typical Horizon | Summer 2018 Rambling

A Rambling by Dennis Quaintance, CEO & CSO (Chief Storytelling Officer) Read our Summer 2018 Neighborhood Letter Nancy and New Dennis atTrattoria Ruggero, Florence My great friend Don Rives said that generally speaking there isn’t a mutually experienced horizon, only the horizon that we are currently taking in. Metaphorically and literally I find this notion fun to noodle. For years,… Continue Reading Inspiration and Energy from Beyond Our Typical Horizon | Summer 2018 Rambling

Lucky 32 — and QW — 25-Plus Years On (Part II) | Summer 2015 Rambling

A rambling by Dennis Quaintance, CEO & CSO (Chief Storytelling Officer) (Also see our Summer 2015 Newsletter) In the Rambling I penned for our last letter, I shared some nostalgic stories that centered on what has happened with this outfit over this past quarter-century. As promised, here is Part II. In it, I’ll take on the why and how of our short… Continue Reading Lucky 32 — and QW — 25-Plus Years On (Part II) | Summer 2015 Rambling

The O.Henry Hotel’s Fifteenth Anniversary (and GVG’s)! | Fall 2013 Rambling

A rambling by Dennis Quaintance, CEO & CSO (Chief Storytelling Officer) November 23rd is a special day on our calendars: That’s when, in 1998, in a low-key way, we opened the O.Henry Hotel and Green Valley Grill. It was a big year all around: On January 3rd our partner’s wife, Katherine Weaver, gave birth to their twins, Will and “Brother… Continue Reading The O.Henry Hotel’s Fifteenth Anniversary (and GVG’s)! | Fall 2013 Rambling

Enjoying Great Restaurants & Hotels in Wonderful Cities | Summer 2013 Rambling

(Also see our Fall 2013 Newsletter) Tough work… but somebody’s got to do it! Our frame of reference trips are on my mind because in January, Leigh Hesling, the Chef at Print Works Bistro and Green Valley Grill, and Jay Pierce, the Chef for both Lucky 32 Southern Kitchens, joined Nancy and me in London for a marathon of dining… Continue Reading Enjoying Great Restaurants & Hotels in Wonderful Cities | Summer 2013 Rambling