I didn’t grow up knowing much about Johnny Cash or country music. For me it was Led Zeppelin. The Rolling Stones. Queen. The Doobie Brothers. Then of course the 80’s music we might all want to forget. To me, Johnny Cash and country was a southern thing. Not for a hick who grew up in […]
It’s worth taking the time to watch this video of Mike Rowe (Dirty Jobs) and about “real” work. “We’ve declared war on work…the way we portray working people on TV, plumbers…on Madison Ave.” Great talk.
I’m in the middle of reading Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work by Matthew B. Crawford, about the lost art of making and fixing things for a living. In one of my previous posts I wrote about having trouble finding American-made lumber and the hardware I need to build my […]
Unless you’ve given up grocery shopping for your New Year’s resolution you’ve likely noticed we’re being beaten down by Corporate America once again. This time, they’ll pulling the chip bag over our heads and hoping we simply don’t notice. Grab a bag of chips lately? I remember when I was a kid we’d ride our […]
I recently decided to rip apart an ole’ website created in Dreamweaver and move the entire thing over to WordPress. Truth is, Dreamweaver is too technical for what many small business people need today. (Which really boils down to good content and good copy.) Now, I’m fairly well-versed when it comes to computers and programs. But I […]