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Trees Come From Seeds

I turn 40 years old this April. There are things I’ve known for a long time, and there are things I learn or relearn daily. As I’ve been operating my …

Awareness

How Does Your Brand Get Known?

Regardless of which type of customer acquisition model you subscribe to, the first thing every brand/business has to do is get known. How does this actually work? Is it simpler …

Local Fine Art Gallery Tour

I’m tapping back into my fine art roots, and I’ve been creating some paintings. I’ve missed this part of my art journey, and it’s been a lot of fun putting …

Lincoln

Let Them Hate. You Be You.

From December 12, 2016 “You can please some of the people some of the time, all of the people some of the time, some of the people all of the …

10,000 Hours

2016 Isn’t Over Yet

From November 29, 2016 Days go by quickly when you’re busy. For me, this year has flown by. It’s tempting to begin planning for 2017, but if you’re a small …

Smith Family Color Run

Thankfulness

From November 23, 2016 It’s 2016. It’s my 37th Thanksgiving. It’s still one of my favorite holidays. Thanksgiving means different things to everyone based on their beliefs, experiences, and current …

I Used to Work Harder

From October 11, 2016 I watched a short video today from Gary Vaynerchuk entitled Overnight Success. His main argument is that there aren’t any real overnight successes. People that seem …

Creating Port Orchard Art

From October 9, 2016 I’ve been inspired lately to design a poster that showed off aspects of our area that we can all connect to. As I think through the …