Time To Start Thinking About The Holidays

Grandma Sally put out the Halloween decorations this week. That is always my tell-tale sign that fall is here and the holiday season has begun. I'm not a huge fan of Halloween, although years ago I did win best costume dressed in a baby blue full body leotard. I glued...

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It Pays To Be Nosey!

As a kid, I got teased mercilessly for my prominent proboscis. I think I could probably recite all 20 nose jokes from Roxanne (Obvious: "Excuse me. Is that your nose or did a bus park on your face?" Humorous: " Laugh and the world laughs with you. Sneeze and it's good...

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Keep It Classy, Meatheads!

As I bring to order this week's meeting of the Meatheads, I have a few orders of old business before I get to this week's topic. By the way, that nickname was coined while I was watching the Emmy's and Rob Reiner's tribute to Jean Stapleton. It is a very loving...

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Holy Crap, We Have A Teenager!

Happy 13th to our son, Jackson. Many of you know him from the shop or the farmers markets, so you know what a cool kid he has become. We are all very proud of him! I spend a little time each week comparing our pricing with our competitors, including Whole Foods (on a...

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Customer Service Is King!

I spent a lot of time this week pondering customer service. It came up because of two vastly different experiences. In the first instance, I wanted some assistance from my First Data sales rep who handles my credit card processing. I sent out a pretty thorough email...

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And Now… Back To Our Regularly Scheduled Programming!

I enjoy the summer months as much as the next guy, but Fall is my favorite time of year. And if you look back, I probably said the same thing about Spring! Once we get past Labor Day, things settle back into a more consistent routine. Most everyone is back from...

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