Farmers’ Markets are Important!

Once upon a time, a farmer’s market was a gathering place in cities where many merchants went to a food terminal, bought at discount, and sold at a profit to individuals.  Time has changed that, and in addition to large city markets, like in Cleveland The West Side Market, there are farmers’ markets in many […]

A Secret of Sustainability…

Seven months ago, I relocated to Oberlin, Ohio, with the intention of making The Empower Excellence Experience:  Personal Sustainability a reality.  As an experienced entrepreneur, I knew that it would not happen overnight.  The move was first on the priority list, and it was a successful move.  Getting acclimated to the community was next, and I did not […]

How DO You Measure Joy?

Joy is an intangible that is tangible!  And it does take any amount of money to own joy!  On a Friday where the weather in Oberlin, Ohio is as glorious as yellow flowers of any kind–have you ever wondered why yellow flowers are so “YELLOW”?  And so full of joy?   And yet, Joy is […]

Labor Day, 2017, and I Lovingly Labor!

Yes, this is Labor Day.  It used to be as a single parent, that this was the Last Hurrah Day of Summer with two little boys off to the YMCA Perry Recreation Center in Lake County, Ohio, where we had a total membership being one of the most economical ways to entertain the boys throughout […]

The World Will Go On…But How?

Yes, we are in a cataclysmic state at the moment.  It is not the first time, and it will not be the last.  All of us are paying attention to this in our own personal way…or not.  I am paying attention, but I am also continuing to find the way through Personal Sustainability.  I truly feel […]

This is NOT My President!

I had promised not to become involved in the politics of this presidency, but I was wrong!  This is not a presidency, it is a farce involving a reality show player who is not only a narcissist but also ignorant.  I really did not want to enter into this, but I waited an extraordinary time while […]

When Your World Seems to be Upside Down! And You Seem to be Disappearing!

This is a very important piece of paper, and it is upside down! And I do seem to disappear from blogging and other business-type activities periodically! I have always been a very logical and dependable person, until lately.  It is five months since I moved to Oberlin, and I am preparing the strong foundation for […]