The Art of Relationship-Building in Small Business

The Art of Relationship-Building in Small Business

When launching and running your own small business, what do you think is the most important element for success? Is it having a great product? Ideally, yes. Is it having clever marketing skills or genius business acumen? Sure, these help. Ask Carey Reddick,II, Owner and Chief Designer of Above-Time, Inc, the San Diego-based accessories brand…

I got a set of new adorbable nieces through Adoption

We Chose You!

If we were having coffee today on this lovely Valentine’s Day, I would ask you to sit down for a few moments while I tell you the true story of how love conquered fear and loneliness and expanded our family. I dusted this post off out of the archives for just this very moment. LOVE. Nothing…

Fathers-Day-collage

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing, hard-working, long-suffering dads, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, nephews, and single moms, too! May your day be filled with fun, relaxation and the leisure activity of YOUR choice! Today, we will not be having coffee at our usual “weekend coffee share” because I am spending the day with my dad!…

Renaissance Faire

Celtic Lineage: What’s In a Name?

For my St. Patrick’s Day post I thought I would introduce my Celtic ancestry. McCune is my mother’s maiden name. The McCune family is said to be descended from the ancient Irish King Heremon, who invaded Ireland in 1700 BC (lot’s of scepticism here but I had to start somewhere). By the 11th century, the population…