Dan S specializes in narrative and descriptive writing. He loves finding the exact word or the perfect phrasing that takes writing from good to great.
Whether it be playing, listening or attending performances Dan S loves music. Lately Dan S has been attending the opera and symphony regularly, but still frequents dive bars to hear blues and country. Dan S also loves his rescue dog Pickles, and spends much of his free time taking Pickles on adventures exploring all of the wonderful hiking trails the Northwest has to offer.
Often rated as the best undergraduate jazz university in the world the staff and students at the University of North Texas are second to none. The faculty are not only some of the best educators in the world, but also some of the best musicians having played for years with the likes of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, and Miles Davis to name a few.
Boasting beautiful campuses in all four corners of the city, Portland Community College has been helping people gain access to affordable education since 1962.
Rated at #10 on US News and World Report's list of Up-and-Coming Schools, Portland State University is making incredible and exciting strides in education. The engaged and knowledgeable faculty are teaching an unorthodox and refreshing curriculum which focuses on writing, critical thinking, math, and community engagement.
Dan has worked in the legal industry for a couple of years now and understands the ins and outs of legal writing and specifically the Social Security Disability process. Dan has written over a hundred arguments for judges and examiners as well as memos and summaries for attorneys. Dan understands and enjoys the precise style of legal writing.
Dan's approach to describing wine is creative and playful. Rather than the familiar and tired descriptions printed on most wine lists Dan goes out of his way to make each description unique. Whether it be a grassy and tart sauvignon blanc from New Zealand or a dark, complex Bordeaux Dan will find the perfect description to excite customers and make sure the recycling bin is filled with empty bottles by the end of the evening.
While working as a bartender in restaurants Dan was the go-to guy when something needed to get written about booze. Beer, wine and liquor were his domain and any manager needing a wine list, cocktail description or blog post looked no further the smiling guy behind the bar.