More Sunshine in the Morning


Good Morning!! This weekend marks one of my favorite events of the year! (rrrrrrrggggggg…… if you guessed Halloween, you’re wrong!) No, it’s Daylight Savings Time! DST gets such a bad rap, and I might be one of the last people in the whole country who remains a fan! I love the longer summer evenings to spend … Continue reading More Sunshine in the Morning

All The Scuttlebutt


Good Morning! Today I thought I’d include my column from our October print newsletter for those of you who don’t receive that. A Letter To Our Members      There is some scuttlebutt that we are competing with our member businesses by operating the Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center gift shop. You are our town’s champions and we … Continue reading All The Scuttlebutt

Killing Sacred Cows


Howdy! I recently started listening to The Joy of Membership’s new podcast. Joy writes great emails so I gave her podcast a shot. The episode about Sacred Cows with Stephan Meyer is particularly interesting! Check out the whole show here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-joy-of-membership/id1526610198 In a nutshell Stephan Meyer is a German guy who studies radical change. After business … Continue reading Killing Sacred Cows

When The Going Is Tough, Keep Going


Good  Morning! Recently I was talking with my husband, who’s in the military, and he told me about a motto the army has, “Do Something.” He explained that in their training they are told, “Make a decision! Even a bad decision is better than no decision.” In times as overwhelming and difficult to plan as … Continue reading When The Going Is Tough, Keep Going

The Chocolate Didn’t Melt


Howdy Doody! After the parade on Monday morning I was bemoaning the weather – because while beautiful it was also a tough day to get people to sit on the street to watch a parade… a precocious kid responded cheerfully, “But it was great weather, because the chocolate they threw didn’t melt!” THIS! This is … Continue reading The Chocolate Didn’t Melt