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Get Good at Quitting!

I’m a Boomer. Which means I’m the offspring of parents from The Greatest Generation. I was brought up to have a sense of loyalty and was taught not to quit. My mother called it “sticktoitiveness”. My father used plainer English. … Continue reading

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We Made It to the Motherland!

Most of us have a bucket list. Whether it’s in our minds, or on paper, we have things we want to do before we are no longer able to do them. I’m about to put a date stamp on my … Continue reading

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My Donut Dilemma

I sometimes get obsessed with the strangest things.  Since I’ve been living in north Texas I’m flabbergasted by the lack of differentiation within the donut shop segment.   No doubt I am the only one who has a hang up on … Continue reading

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Almost a Perfect Breakfast Experience!

It’s been a long search involving tepid eggs, warm bread posing as toast and indifferent servers.  Some of the breakfast restaurants I’ve visited have almost made the grade but none of them have exceeded my expectations.   Okay I admit it.  … Continue reading

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Treat Prospective Employees Like Customers!

Have you ever looked for a job, applied and never heard back?  Or worse yet… Have you ever gotten past the initial interview and into the hiring process, just to be left hanging?  If you’ve been in the job market … Continue reading

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You Are Only as Good as Your Last Sale!

Chances are you’ve heard this expression.  I’m sure you agree it puts a bit of a negative spin on a profession that quite honestly makes the business world go around.  Without sales ya got nothing.  Period.  End of story. I … Continue reading

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Redefining Kwik

Everybody is in a hurry these days including yours truly.  I drive a car (Olive) with a little age on her (130,000 miles and counting).  I’m determined to have the oil changed every 3,000 to 5,000 miles.  When the oil … Continue reading

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Pay Attention To The Toast

Okay, so I have a few pet peeves – don’t we all? When a restaurant can’t get toast right it makes me wonder… In my mind, serving hot buttered toast should be easy like a Sunday morning. Before we get … Continue reading

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My Favorite Holiday

Happy Birthday America! The Declaration of Independence.   The halfway point of the year. Fireworks. Backyard BBQ’s. Concerts. Parties. Trips to the beach. Summertime. The Fourth of July has always been my favorite holiday. Don’t get me wrong I love em … Continue reading

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Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough!

It was love at first bite.  Probably 10 years ago I walked through the doors of a First Watch restaurant for the first time. I recall being hungover and hungrier than the average bear. As we entered the building I … Continue reading

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