It’s Tent Season Again!

It’s Tent Season Again!

The calendar says that spring is coming this week… I’m beginning to suspect that the calendar is about as trustworthy as Punxsutawney Phil.  For most of the past six weeks we been at or above average for temperature, and on 32 out of 40 days – you could see your and...
Will You Be Wearin’ the Green?

Will You Be Wearin’ the Green?

Michael Chase “There are only two kinds of people in the world,” an old Irish saying goes… “The Irish and those who wish they were.” But for 24 hours on St. Patrick’s Day, that saying is a pot o’ blarney. For most of us… we’ll all be Irish. We’ll be wearing green,...
I Don’t Have to Own It

I Don’t Have to Own It

Michael Chase Do you know the “Toddler’s Rule of Ownership and Sharing”? If I like it, it’s mine. If it’s in my hand, it’s mine. If I can take it from you, it’s mine. If I had it a little while ago, it’s mine. If it’s mine, it must never appear to be yours in any way....
So, You Want to Have a Tent

So, You Want to Have a Tent

She’s given him one big job. Of course, he’s sat in on some conversations, and even been expected to write checks without complaining.  See, he’s making plans for his daughter’s wedding and reception, it’s going to be in his backyard.  Oh, the decorations and the...
the Unexpected

the Unexpected

Pulling off a great event, wedding, gala, or party can be a lot of hard work… and stressful to boot.  At times it can feel like you’re trying to get a drink from the fire hydrant. Overwhelmed. We all know what that feels like.  It’s that “first time” experience. ...