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There are a lot of things I don't know. There's one thing I do know. This is the first time I've used "poop" in a blog headline.
I went to the car wash yesterday. It was around 7:00pm and this time of year it's dusk. My Father-In-Law was kind enough to lend us his car and I wanted to return it all shiny and clean, hence my last minute trip to the car…Continue
That’s what I’m having. It’s bound to happen. I spend 3 months getting pumped for what I consider to be the best event of the year. Followed by 3 days on a high without a drop of alcohol (well maybe a beer or 2…). Then Summer Camp comes to an end.
The withdrawals I’m experiencing are different than one might expect. My withdrawals are laced with inspiration and excitement. It’s like I was just exposed to this supernatural energy source and the molecules in my mind, body…Continue
I have spent a lot of time thinking about a restaurant company’s worst nightmare - The Brand Gap. Executives work hard to evolve their brands. Some need a complete make over. Others continue to tweak and tinker to make sure their brands remain relevant in an ever-changing marketplace. They spend hours in meetings reviewing research, analyzing data and conducting focus groups trying to ensure their concept has a point of difference that resonates with consumers.…Continue
After high school it was 4 years in Ashland Ohio for…Continue
Birthdays Are The Best!
Ah yes, I just turned another page on the birthday calendar. I’m working really hard to avoid the trite, worn out sayings like, “Time flies when you are having fun” or “It beats the alternative” or “If I knew I was going to live to be this old I would’ve taken better care of myself”. I know I’m a sap – birthdays matter to me.
Once, when I turned 30-something I missed a birthday. Actually the birthday occurred but nobody I was with that day…Continue