Halloween is just around the corner

Halloween is just around the corner

Halloween, more than any other holiday, is a flight of fantasy. This year it shimmers like a pool of fresh water, poised to quench our social thirst and, for many, a secret desire to be someone else for a night.   Even though things still aren’t back to the way they...
Taking the Chore out of Charity

Taking the Chore out of Charity

Practicing regular charitable giving is generally a good habit. Many people feel it’s important to “pay it forward,” especially if they’ve achieved success.  That is often easier said than done.  Managing the details of charitable donations doesn’t have to be...
The Give-Back Guide

The Give-Back Guide

Happy Holidays! You’ve still got plenty of time to make your list and check it twice — and I’ve gone ahead and made my own list to help you. Below you’ll find a directory of professionals who your fellow customers may be tipping for the holidays, as well as some...
Holiday Tipping Guide 2019

Holiday Tipping Guide 2019

So my barista was telling me that there’s a competition to see who’s the biggest tipper. I appreciate that kind of wit in the person who controls my fate every morning. That’s why I’m going to make sure I remember her when I sit down to make my year-end holiday...
Thanksgiving Is About People

Thanksgiving Is About People

I love Thanksgiving — especially because, despite the bounty of tangible things to be grateful for, everyone seems to naturally turn their gratitude to the people in their lives. I am grateful to say that I have people in my life who make every day easier and more...