Every year, our neighbors host a Chili Cook-Off. Now in its 10th year, word of mouth has turned this event into a giant extravaganza. Sometimes random strangers show up – “I heard from so-and-so, who heard from your neighbors that you do an awesome chili event.” Our Cook-Off hosts have a “the-more-the-merrier” attitude, so it’s…
Self Improvement – Are You Progressing?
What the Heart Knows
The heart knows what it wants. You just have to listen. Take for example these fun salt-and-pepper shakers I picked up on our vacation last year in northern Michigan. I loved them at first sight. My head said, “No place to put them. More clutter. Too tchotchke.” So, I walked out…
Career Advice – Working with People You Don’t Like
Garry Marshall said that his dad told him this. I think it’s sound advice. You’re not going to love everyone you work with. But you do need to figure out a way to “make it work”.