Home » 2016 » November

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Everything You Need In One Place!

We think you will agree that shopping, whether it is for life’s daily needs and wants or those not-so-easy to find items on your holiday gift list, can be draining and exhausting. Not too many years ago you had to shop at many different stores in order to buy all the varying items you needed. You went to the grocery […]

read more

The Inside Out Umbrella

In today’s culture, a word that gets thrown around is the word “peace,” most often used in the context of conflict or violence. It conjures up a picture of Hippies flashing peace signs as they protested the Vietnam War, opposing nations sitting down at a table to sign a peace accord (that will not last) to stop their fighting, someone […]

read more

You Can Go Back For Seconds!

If you’ve ever watched Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives on the Food Network you know how each episode begins… “Hey everybody, I’m Guy Fieri and we are rolling out looking for America’s greatest diners, drive-ins and dives.” And if you are familiar with that show, you also know that it begins with Fieri in his red ’67 Camaro convertible as he […]

read more

What Do You Relentlessly Pursue?

College football is winding down its season. Many teams play their last regularly scheduled game, with the best schools striving to make it to their conference championship game, a bowl game, or for four teams, to the College Football Playoffs, hopefully leading to a national championship. Later today, in the biggest rivalry in college sports, #2 nationally ranked Ohio State […]

read more

The Gift of Hope

Now that all that is left of the turkey is leftovers, and today being Black Friday, the Christmas Season is upon us and with it comes a roller coaster of emotions. Stress levels often hit the roof during the holidays. The holidays present us with a dizzying array of demands – we have too many gifts to buy and wrap, […]

read more

When Your Boat Capsizes

You are sailing along tending to your business when “out of the blue” comes a storm that upsets your boat, messes up your well laid out plans, tosses your cherished comforts into the raging seas, and leaves you feeling helpless in the grip of the storm. You think to yourself, “This is the holidays and the worst possible time for […]

read more

When A Storm Blows Through Your Life

On September 20, 1991, the seventy foot “Andrea Gail” set sail from Gloucester Harbor, Massachusetts, and headed north to the fishing grounds of the North Atlantic. On October 28, after a somewhat lackluster sword fishing expedition, Captain Billy Tyne and his crew were heading home when he gave this message to nearby fishing boats about an approaching storm – “She’s […]

read more

There Is No Movement In The Axle

We are a world that is in perpetual motion. We run full bore from the minute we climb out of bed until the moment we collapse back into bed at night. Then once we climb back into bed at night we roll around and find ourselves not able to sleep; our bodies are exhausted but our minds are still racing, […]

read more

Each Word Is Hand Crafted

Throughout the years, it has often been said, “If you read it in the newspaper or hear it on television, then it must be true.” Sadly, we know that to not always be the case. There are many accurate well written and well thought out news stories across all types of media outlets, but there are also times when the […]

read more

There Are Two Sides To Every Tapestry!

Think back to your childhood. One evening you and a friend were lying out in your backyard in the damp green grass looking up at the starlit night and dreaming about the lives that were ahead of you. You had visions for a wonderful life, filled with health, happiness, and prosperity. You had this idyllic view of your future, one […]

read more