It’s been an interesting few weeks here in Florida. Hurricane Irma arrived on our radar on Labor Day as it quickly toppled previous records for big, bad hurricanes in the Atlantic. The forecasts (spaghetti models) were ridiculously unhelpful for deciding how to proceed. Should we evacuate the coast? The state? The entire eastern seaboard? Nothing east of Kansas and south of Pennsylvania seemed to be outside the cone of probability. You could almost feel the level of panic begin to rise as people began to make preparations for an epic storm – many of these people (myself included) just had repairs from […]Read More
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It doesn’t cost a penny to be a nice, understanding person. When you’re confronted with a frustrating situation, take a moment to take a deep breath and just be nice! It doesn’t cost a thing (and it could save you A LOT).Read More
One of my favorite books in the whole world is you2 (you-squared) by Price Pritchett. It is only 37 pages long, so I have read it over and over and over again – even I can blast through 37 pages fairly quickly! The book’s preface starts with a story about a fly in a hotel room that is valiantly (and futilely) trying to get to freedom through a closed window pane. With each smack into the glass the fly tries harder and harder. Across the room, not 15 feet away, is an open door. If only the fly would turn […]Read More