Book review of “Extreme Coupons”

I’ve been a fan of the TV show “Extreme Couponing,” but I get frustrated that they don’t show you how to make it happen. I bought the book written by Joni Meyer-Crothers with Beth Adelman in the hopes that the secrets would be revealed. I almost knew the information, but I have never achieved the same results. It was nice […]

Breaking Amazon into 613,300 pieces

The concentration of wealth / power in the hands of the few at the expense of the many undermines any legitimate claim to democracy (i.e., a government of the people, by the people, for the people). And the issue of billionaires buying government access / influence has become a major political issue since Bernie Standers made it the centerpiece of […]

Fun things to do in Goa

Fun things to do in Goa Hello! It has been a while that the new cosmic energies have not yet disappeared in your life, which brings a bit of joy. I heard you are in Goa these days. True to its name, Goa, the land of beaches, ensures that holidays should have a magnetic allure forever. Before delving into the […]

Ellen Rimbauer’s Diary

While watching Stephen King’s Pet Graveyard the other night, a friend and I chatted about some of Stephen’s other movies. When I mentioned Rose Red, my friend bought the movie “Ellen Rimbauer’s Diary” as a prequel. Since I enjoyed Rose Red, I just had to see this Ellen movie. I hadn’t watched it for a long time, so I turned […]

Cause-related vs. Strategic philanthropy

Six months ago, I contacted a national corporation about their consideration of developing a corporate strategic philanthropy program. They had none. I kept thinking, imagine the impact this corporation could have on the communities where it has a presence! WOW! It would be great for them and the communities. Let me tell you that this corporation is great. Okay, they […]

Glass Cabinet Knobs Get A Renaissance

Glass cabinet knobs were once extremely popular. Using a technique perfected in the early 1800s, millions of glass knobs made their way into homes, beginning in the 1920s and continuing to be popular until roughly the 1950s. It’s funny how things keep turning in the world of fashion. Everything old turns new again and glass cabinet knobs are back in […]

Are crossover SUVs as safe as you want them to be?

We could all have noticed the sharp increase in sales and popularity of small crossovers. They appear to be much more practical than large SUVs and sedans, and have attracted a large proportion of young customers. Consequently, these small SUVs have greatly increased in sales numbers and in popularity. However, recent tests have shown that a fairly significant number of […]

Technology is the bonfire around which we tell our stories

In many ways, there has been a sea change in storytelling that is altering the way we have traditionally marketed. Let’s consider what this means for the way businesses do marketing today. Simply put, people’s habits are changing and companies must adapt using today’s storytelling methods. Otherwise, people (potential customers) can go where the customer experience is most to their […]