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Posts from the ‘Reflections’ Category

Gone Fishin’

We’re fresh off a ten-day vacation from visiting our families back in Wisconsin, which means this post will contain several deep thoughts – some of questionable importance. (Insert smile here.)  I can’t assure you my brain is back at 100% percent, but there’s really only one way to find out.  So here goes…below is a list of my top five reflections from this year’s summer vacation:
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Eavesdropping at Starbucks

I am not an eavesdropper.

At least not most of the time.

But in some situations, eavesdropping can be quite conducive to learning.  And the best place to do so is at Starbucks. Read more

Lessons from Father’s Day

I noticed a flurry of articles on the web about dads and entrepreneurship as we headed into Father’s Day weekend.  And since I’m on my own journey of entrepreneurism with the kids, I took the time to read through as many of them as I could.

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Entrepreneurial AdVentures BUCKET LIST

Welcome to AdVentures, our newest series on the blog.  In this column, we’ll take a closer look at our family’s entrepreneurial venture of the month.  We’ve already hosted a thrift sale and a coffee stand and made and sold homemade chocolate bars as well. Rumors of future projects such as publishing a children’s book and making custom cakes can be neither confirmed nor denied.  As with all AdVentures, the goal is to have some fun with the kids and learn more about entrepreneurism.

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Isn’t it ironic…don’t you think?

Have you ever been introduced to something new – let’s use food as an example – and before you know it, it’s permeating every aspect of your being?  Let’s say a friend mentions a great burger joint she tried recently and it turns out it’s located next door to your child’s school.  Read more