I Love Candy

I Love Candy

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.  — Charles Schulz I love candy. All kinds of candy. So as you can imagine, Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year.  As my boys transitioned from trick-or-treating with my husband...
Ask Seek Know

Ask Seek Know

Mr. Owl, how many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop? This is a line from my all-time favorite commercial. In the classic 1970 TV commercial, a variety of animals are asked this thought provoking question. Each animal has a different...
Finding Purpose at the Baseball Stadium

Finding Purpose at the Baseball Stadium

Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s successes or put its failures behind and start all over again. That’s the way life is with a new game every day, and that’s the way baseball is. – Bob Feller, Baseball Hall of Famer I really thought it...
Leadership Lessons from Kid President

Leadership Lessons from Kid President

You know the line. You see it on mugs, posters, magnets, t-shirts, and all sorts of merchandise. Your English teacher would be so proud you still remember: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled.  -Robert Frost Robby Novak, aka Kid...
A Cheerful Heart is Good Medicine

A Cheerful Heart is Good Medicine

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries the bones. -Old Proverb Your alarm went off, you threw it across the room and overslept. Your teenager yelled at you.  The dog got out – AGAIN. It’s pouring down rain. It took an hour and a half to get to...