It’s been over 12 years since I first heard those words – “ You have breast cancer.” You think it can’t happen to you. You say I’m 30, I’m healthy and I have no family history. Life was going according to plan, but all of… Read More
A man in a boat

A man in a boat

Continuing with my penchant for metaphors, I’d like to share a story I came across four years ago when I was transitioning from principal to assistant superintendent. It surfaced again… Read More

Outdoor Events

Outdoor Events

You can’t beat the elegance of the great outdoors – when everything goes right. The beauty of the outdoors create a stunning, natural backdrop for events. From the open acreage… Read More

Frozen Meaning

Frozen Meaning

By now, everyone has seen the wonderful Disney movie, Frozen.  It’s a cute movie with a great message of love for family and others.  You’ve no doubt heard the inspiring… Read More

I Can’t Eat That

I Can’t Eat That

Catering an event is one of the most enjoyable and challenging aspects of event planning. Your selected menu plays a large role in the overall atmosphere of your event. Some… Read More

Listening to the Engine

Listening to the Engine

So last time we talked, we talked about teaching my daughter when to talk and what to say. That hasn’t really worked because she’s 5. Plus, it is way funnier… Read More

Warmth from the floor up

Warmth from the floor up

Radiant heat is a trend in home building and remodeling that is not going away, and the benefits are immediate for the homeowner. The big hurdle in the beginning is cost (budget around… Read More

Why is there no food in my mouth?

Why is there no food in my mouth?

By and large, humans are creatures of habit. No matter how much our daily schedule varies, we tend to fulfill our basic needs (eating and sleeping) at roughly the same… Read More

Breathe easier

Breathe easier

Buying new carpet for your home can be an opportunity for a fresh, new start for many of us. What better time to sanitize your subfloor than right before the… Read More

Satisfying summer sips

Satisfying summer sips

I love the smells of spring and summer – newly cut grass, colorful blossoms, the smell of meat and veggies cooking on a grill, and a warm spring rain. As… Read More