Avoiding the Chainsaw-Toting Mama – A Mother’s Day Reflection

A recent email from my favorite tool equipment company has suggested that Moms want to get their yard-work done quickly and get back to what truly matters, family.  Moms, so says the email, deserve the very best.  The headline of the ad-mail reads “Dear MOM, Happy Mother’s Day.  Love, STIHL.” The implication being that lightweight, … Continue reading Avoiding the Chainsaw-Toting Mama – A Mother’s Day Reflection

Retirement 101

Earlier this year, a good friend of mine retired.  Having made that same decision four years ago, I called to offer, at no charge, my unsolicited, been-there-done-that advice as his retirement adviser.  I thought I heard an appreciative response on the other end of the phone.  Or was it a skeptical chuckle? Regardless, I proceeded … Continue reading Retirement 101