Dog Days and Folklore Follies

Today, most Americans are getting ready to celebrate the 241st anniversary of our nation’s independence. (I read somewhere that it is the 242nd anniversary. So don’t trust my math.) Tomorrow, there will probably be more hot dogs grilled than on any other day in this country (just guessing). And...

The Roots

If you have read or plan to read my marketing handbook, The Ultimate Marketing Handbook for Small Businesses,” you know that I framed the book around the boutique winery business. “Why wineries?” you might ask. Well, because it was more fun to research and write about boutique wineries than,...

2017 Housing Outlook

This New Year holds a lot of uncertainty for many of us as our country faces unprecedented changes. As we all know, the last several years have not been great for the housing market in many areas. According to a forbes.com report written by staff writer Samantha Sharf, 2016...