Battle Sad

Battle Sad

This week I’ve heard four different people in different parts of my life talk about Seasonal Affective Disorder. Cold and cloudy days in November might be bringing this on. Plus, our clocks “fall back” this…

Your Plitt Parade

Your Plitt Parade This week I’ve been sharing memories of my first job, as an usher and concessionaire at Plitt’s Woodfield Theaters III & IV. Don’t look for the place. It was ahead of the…

Cruel Hand Lou

Cruel Hand Lou I’m still till talking about my first job at the movie theater that no longer exists. Woodfield III & IV. It’s gone now, replaced by Pier 1 Imports, which is not nearly…

Origin Story

Have you wondered where to find guidance and direction beyond just being handed a to-do list? Have you ever felt rudderless, needing inspiration and meaningful goals to achieve? Have you felt betrayed or screwed over…

Your Voice

Your Voice

Your Voice What, MY voice? Thanks for asking. My voice has been favorably compared to an insurance commercial voice-over, a funeral home director, and Mel Tormé (while he was speaking, not singing. I think.). The…

Voorpret

Voorpret

Voorpret! Yesterday I wrote about a couple of my favorite pronounceable acronyms, JOMP (Just one more push) and GELMO (Good enough, let’s move on). I suspect that in another language, those might actually be words….

JOMP versus GELMO

I love marketing. It gives me permission to invent new words. Here are two: GELMO, which means: Good enough, let’s move on. JOMP, which means: Just one more push! They say perfect is the enemy…