Careful Where You Sit Down
avatar

Last week I shared about the lessons our dogs can teach us. Specifically the value of restraint. You can check it out HERE. This week I’m prompted by this funny – and true – post I came across. Short and sweet. “Just because someone gives you a cactus doesn’t mean you have to sit on it!” Haha! How often do you let a look, … Continue reading

Is Forcing Things The Answer?
avatar

Currently I’m in the process of launching a new product. Specifically a super fun, hand-held play, exercise and training device for dogs. As with our tees, I prefer to manufacture in the United States. However, my current contract sewer is not equipped for the apparatus I have designed and I am interviewing other domestic companies. As I engage with various manufacturers I’m remembering a lesson I learned long … Continue reading

Is It Time To Come Out of Hiding?
avatar

As I mentioned in last week’s article “Suffering Is Optional” I run on the treadmill a few times a week. The other day I was trotting along and noticed that the man behind the front desk reached up to the ceiling over the counter, took down a ventilation duct cover and cleaned off the build up of dust that had quietly accumulated there. A subtle, but … Continue reading

Suffering Is Optional
avatar

Recently, I’ve phased in a bit more activity to my routine beginning with the hallowed treadmill… The first week I did a warm up walk for 5 minutes, ran for 10 and then a cool down walk for 5 more minutes every other day. The second week I upped my run time to 15 minutes, and the subsequent week to 20 minutes. What I immediately noticed during Week … Continue reading

Flip. The. Switch.
avatar

The lights went out… and so did the air conditioning, washer/ dryer, dishwasher, freezer, tv, alarm clock and my phone and laptop charger! With a flip of a switch (or a faulty breaker in my case)… I was in darkness. In the 12 hours it took to get everything sorted out it really made me think that while technology and modern day appliances are … Continue reading