Would You Pass or Fail an Independence Day Quiz?

My country, ’tis of Thee, Sweet Land of Liberty Of thee I sing; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims’ pride, From every mountain side Let Freedom ring. ~My country, ’tis of Thee (1st verse) by Samuel F. Smith – 1832 According to a 2011 poll by Marist, only 58 percent of U.S. … Read more

tEkk3 ~ Orchestrating Technology

It’s 4:45 a.m. and I Roll Over and Check My Phone Yes, I own an iPhone, and I absolutely love it! Why do I love it so much? Because in the palm of my hand, I hold the ability to be connected to everything that is happening in my business. Real time access to information … Read more

What is your favorite fall comfort food?

This time of the year, when it is getting cold outside, to me there is nothing better than a steaming hot bowl of my favorite soup, like broccoli cheddar or potato corn chowder.  Or how about a heaping plate full of “hamburg gravy”(at least that is what we called it growing up). What are your … Read more

Take Time for What Matters Most

Take Time for What Matters Most In the next room, I can hear my son stirring in his crib. Sometimes in the middle of the night, for no reason, he’ll say a few words and then fall back to sleep. Late at night, I like to sit and read, watch television, write, and draw. I … Read more