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No Smoking in the Bathroom…

As you know from my last post, Janet and I recently went on a trip to the deep South with our eldest daughter, Kristin, and her oldest son, Connor. We were gone six days and it certainly brought back memories ...

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Back Where We Started…

This past week, Janet, our daughter, Kristin, and our grandson, Connor, took a trip down south. I hadn't been in the deep south, states such as Mississippi and Alabama, for many years. So I decided to put together a trip ...

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The Peabody Ducks…

We are in Memphis, Tennessee this evening getting ready to go see Graceland, the home of Elvis, in the morning. It's been years since Janet and I have come through this city and we are traveling with our oldest ...

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Another Milestone…

Tomorrow is the final work day of our 36th year in business. Our fiscal year-end is on March 31st and so this week has been packed with updating folders, paying bills, sending out invoices and making sure that everything is ...

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Spring Has Sprung…

I was reading an article yesterday and suddenly realized that it was officially the first day of spring, 2019. I know that we recently moved the clocks ahead an hour, and it seemed early to me, but I didn't equate ...

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Going Green…

Today, March 17th, is St. Patrick's Day around the world. Ironically, there are numerous misconceptions about the date and what it actually celebrates. For starters, in case you were wondering, there really was a St. Patrick. He was born in ...

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It’s On the House!

I love small towns. Not that Carmel is huge, but it has grown significantly since we moved here in the fall of 1982. From about 30,000 back then, we are now closing in on 90,000 people. Admittedly, some of the ...

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A Celebration of Seventy…

My brother-in-law, Randy, is the first person of our generation on Janet's side of the family to celebrate his 70th birthday - today. You know, it's different when grandparents, or even parents, celebrate the turn of a decade but it ...

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Insure, Ensure, Assure…

I've been reviewing our first quarter bills for this year, as our company's new fiscal year starts on April 1st. It will be the beginning of our 37th year in business and all in all, our family has been richly ...

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The Journey from Here to There…

Throughout the years, I have known a great number of people who were in the process of transitioning their lives - usually, but not always, to a new job or career. That's the area of expertise where I spent most ...

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