When you’re 34 you give advice, but care a lot less if people take it. When you’re 34 you realize your last opportunity to dye your hair purple may have been missed. When you’re 34 you realize that you might actually know what you think you know. When you’re 34 you find yourself making a…

The sirens made me cry.

It was sunny. Overly warm for January. Yet I stood there shivering. It was the final moment I would be this close to her. When the hard moments pass, my eyes drift over to the young woman who resembles her so much. She sits there so brave. I definitely can’t bear to look again at…

On Weirdos

We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love. -author unknown

I wish I thought of that

I often search the internet for good promos and commercials. A good ad can be inspiring. It could give me an idea for my next promo. But although I run across a lot of good spots, it’s a rare one that makes me think “I wish I had thought of that.” An ad with a…

I Need Gas

A little customer service story. Last week my husband called the Kansas gas service to get service started on our new rental property. Seemed pretty cut & dry. But today, the emails began. First email from them: Are you sure you gave us the right address? We don’t have that on record. My email: Yes.…

story sand rocks jar

A story about priorities. The title to this post is exactly what I searched online for a little story I’ve been thinking about recently. It was told to me by Joan Barrett the General Manager of our TV station. It’s a story I’ve passed along before and want to do again. A high school science teacher…