Monthly Archives: March 2009

Toast of the Town

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the complete and unexpected death of our toaster, last Sunday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. Mr. Toaster served us well these many years, tirelessly and unselfishly converting ordinary bread into warm, crunchy, delicious treats. In return, he asked little. Just a daily wipe down and the occasional crumb tray disposal (as needed). His passing was sudden. That very morning, in fact, he had toasted four perfect slices, just as pretty as […] Click to read more…

 

Roll The Dice Every Day

I was thinking today as I was driving to my office how much freedom I have as a solo professional. Not just the freedom to come and go as I please, either (although that’s significant). I was thinking about the freedom to follow the opportunities and interests that arrive in my life. If I get an idea for a business service that I want to pursue, I just do it. If I’m invited to go on a three-week book tour, […] Click to read more…

 

Ice Cream Marketing

You know what I don’t like about fruit? It’s always a roll of the dice. Sometimes, there’s a tasty, delicious treat in store. But just as often, and through no fault of your own, it’s nothing but heartache. You take a bite out of a glowing pear, and it’s like chewing on a bar of soap. You cut into a beautiful apple, and half the inside is brown and mealy. And don’t even get me started on those deceitful bananas, […] Click to read more…