Monthly Archives: December 2016

The ‘Perfect’ Hat

When my youngest son, Austin, was eight years old, he brought home a handmade Christmas present made especially for me at school. As we sat down together to open it, I noticed he lacked his usual excited grin and anticipatory … Continue reading

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La Polentata… and a Really Big Zin

How I wish, as I write this week’s “Stretch,” that the internet was able to deliver to you not only images but aromas as well… like a digital “scratch-n-sniff” sticker! Last Sunday, Tom and I participated in an Italian tradition … Continue reading

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The Walk

Mark LeBlanc is known for many things: Exceptional small business coach, National Speaker’s Association Past President, philanthropist, loyal friend, and the best Uncle on the planet (his words.) He’s also walked one of the top three pilgrimages in the world… … Continue reading

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Music Monday: A Different Kind of Christmas

All of us miss the loved ones who have left us at all different times throughout the year, but for some reason their loss seems to be felt more deeply at the holidays. This will be my second Christmas without … Continue reading

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