Kids, pets, and allllll  the things…

A note from me (Ryan) – Never in my wildest dreams would I have expected the gift of such amazing replies from you, my readers!! Every week a few of you shoot back a thought, an a-ha, or a simple “this touched me, thanks!” You 1000% make my day. Grateful for...

Me, my cats, and 50+ cups of tea.

Author’s correction: last week I spelled the word “ambassador” with an “e” (embassador) which made perfect sense in my mind, since “embassy” starts with an “e”. Someone replied questioning my spelling, so we looked it up, and guess what? Both...

The rare gift of a time capsule!

News flash: you have an impact on others. If I asked you to picture a favorite teacher or coach, a kind sponsor, a past mentor, or simply someone who made an impression on you, INSPIRED you, you would not have any trouble at all doing that. It’s easy right?...

Nothing like conquering a 4000-lb ENERGY LEAK

I know you have energy leaks…they MUST be addressed! The year was 2020. You may or may not remember…or if you do, it’s a bit hazy, surreal. A pandemic unfolded before our disbelieving eyes. We were all home. All the time. The kids did NOT go back to school. The...