Thankfulness Comes Before Christmas Spirit

As I peek ahead to that last page on my wall calendar, there lies December and the fastest moving 25 days known to mankind. Just as I do with my Christmas shopping, I’ll avoid even recognizing that December 25th will be here quicker than a hiccup after a spoonful of...

The New Normal…. Or is it settling?

As we slide into October from a relatively calm summer in terms of wildfires, we appear to have dodged the proverbial bullet, at least for this year. The forecast for October looks encouraging, relative to the factors we have feared in the past; heat, lack of humidity...

Californians on the Move? Let’s Pump the Brakes

I just read a somewhat compelling article about Californians leaving the state in favor of more affordable locations. Texas was the focus of this article, but Oregon, Washington, Arizona and Nevada were also mentioned as popular landing spots for Californians on the...

Drop the Remote and Make a Difference!

If you stayed indoors last weekend with your feet propped up, a beverage in one hand and your TV remote in the other, shame on you. Now don’t get me wrong, I can couch potato with the best of them when the mood strikes but last weekend in Lake County was incredible....

Reviews, Helping or Just Yelping?

Owning and running your own business is a tough gig. I’m speaking of the hands on, make it happen and work your tail off small business owner. There are also the folks who have created a job for themselves and are seemingly entrepreneurs solely to provide something to...