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The 10 Year Old Who Could…And Did!

The 10 Year Old Who Could…And Did!

After a meeting with a client last week, my client asked, “You really are passionate about this—how did you get started?” I thought for a moment and responded that I was 10 years old when I knew what I wanted to do. I lived in a town of about 70,000 people in upstate...

A Phone Call I Missed

A Phone Call I Missed

I’m reaching an age where “my people” are leaving. In most situations, saying good byes are not possible. We are not near them all the time; maybe it’s been a while since we’ve seen them……or maybe life has just gotten in the way and we forget……but you know, that does not make me feel better. I missed the phone call and it’s bothering me.

Where Karma Meets Capitalism

Where Karma Meets Capitalism

Many of my readers can remember the 70’s, while some of my new readers were not even born, so let me “draw you a picture” of a time and place we had hoped we were done with……the gas lines that snaked around gas stations for blocks. You could not fill up your car,...

Hokey Pokey

Hokey Pokey

Hey, I’m ancient…. I do remember birthday parties with the quintessential “pin the tail on the donkey”, singing the traditional birthday song, and then opening the presents….and a must, the singing and dancing of the “Hokey Pokey.” What makes me reminisce? A client of...

Zyrtec, Zantac, Xanax – Are You Looking?

Zyrtec, Zantac, Xanax – Are You Looking?

Are we even looking at the medication we purchase to check and make sure our prescription is correct?  Have we made ourselves familiar with the several different generic substitutes for the more expensive brand name pills?

It’s Called Technophobia

It’s Called Technophobia

As I wander around the internet and try to diagnose my issue of the day on “WebMD”, or if I want a more informed opinion by listening to “The View”, I realize that I am suffering from “Technophobia.”