The Novice and The Ego

As many of my readers will recall, last year I learned how to ride a three-wheeled motorcycle (trike). I was pretty proud of myself for learning how to use the clutch and throttle, becoming fairly fluid in switching gears, and overall becoming a more confident rider by the end of the riding season. Living in… Read More

Creating Customer Loyalty

Last week my husband and I went on our annual motorcycle trip with our friends, Peggy and Jerry.  As any motorcycle enthusiast can tell you,  there is nothing better than hopping on your bike and feeling the rumble of the engine as the throttle is opened up… open roads awaiting you… great scenery to photograph…… Read More

Changing Times

Last week my husband posted a picture and a few words about his dad on Facebook.  This may not seem like a huge deal and people may wonder “why is she writing a blog about her husband writing a Facebook post?”  To me, it is a huge deal… a huge deal because of the fact… Read More

The Longest Day of the Year (aka Kayak Chaos)…

Yesterday, June 21st,  was the Summer Solstice… the longest day of the year.  Here in Minnesota,  the sky was the bluest it has been so far this summer.  After several weeks of torrential rains, damaging winds and flash flooding in our area,  the blue sky on the first day of Summer was more than a… Read More

Yesterday… Today… Tomorrow…

Earlier this week my ex-husband died… Over the past twenty-three years,  the memories (good, bad or indifferent) had faded… I had moved on… rarely looked back and left the pain and sadness of the loss of my first marriage behind… or so I thought… I re-married over twenty years ago to my soul mate… my… Read More