Kind Strangers

It is the season of Thanksgiving and all around, may you find kind strangers wherever you go. Like the young man who helped me park my overly large car in a too small spot. Like the patient pickup driver who Read More …

To Be Special

All in all, the summer – the days we live – do not have to be special to be perfect. They just have to be. Spent together. Labor Day is a day meant to rest, to take a break and Read More …

The Groupon Problem

The Groupon Problem as I am calling it – for the companies and brands who use this form of marketing – is becoming worse. I fear that it is making more of an economic statement than I hope it is…is Read More …

Sun and Snow

When sun and snow collide – like today… there is a bit of disbelief. Like Friday the 13th and a full moon. Fear and disbelief. With a bit of awe mixed in for the fun of it. With a high Read More …

We Had Extras

“We had extras!” is what the the new trainee, who spoke very clearly and precisely into the drive-thru speaker system, said as she handed us a bag, on top of the dozen and the hash browns. They were free donuts. Read More …