Category Archives: General Interest

We Are… Community

The world is a rather noisy place at times. With all of the recent breaking news, the fake news, the political talk, the update on the latest violence, or all of the celebrity updates, it is easy to get overwhelmed and even make you want to just go hide in a hole somewhere to get […]
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Still Learning…

  The subject of learning is getting to be an ongoing thread within my blog, but I don’t think this is a bad thing! I still very much find it to be stimulating to be talking with someone and hear of what it is they are doing or have done, and realize that this is something new, or […]
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Trying Something New…

All of us can get in the habit of doing the same old, same old – mainly because it is easier and in some cases has been successful for us too. And while it is good to keep up with the things that are working, sometimes we also need to make a change just for […]
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Recognition Received…

  The common conception is that we all get our 15 minutes of fame at some point in life. Well this past week I indeed did experience this, as I was recognized by our local Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Foundation as the recipient of their GEM Award. This recognizes an individual as being a “generous, […]
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Beach Inspections… Part II

   Two years ago I had written about my experience participating in a select group that is called upon to perform beach inspections. As I had suggested, this is very similar to jury duty, however not as regular and often times it requires a week-long commitment. I took this responsibility very seriously and found it to […]
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Sharing Resources….

 In my last post I talked about passion – and that communicating that passion is what can help an organization succeed. It is not enough to just have a great mission and cause, but if you do not share what you believe in and give others the opportunity to learn about what it is you […]
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