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New Year, New You (and me, and us, and Us, and U.S.)

#goalsetting #growth Dec 29, 2021

It’s been a December to remember here behind my eyelids, with ups and downs and all arounds.  Most recent news - I got the Rona! - from my Honey Bear.  She came down with symptoms on the second day of a getaway trip we took to Palm Springs in early December, which was kind of a bummer, as it’s rather limiting to the activity options.  We made the best of it though, took a couple nature walks (oases are really cool - literally - at least compared to the heat of the surrounding desert!) and we did some driving around, including nearby mountain ranges and Joshua Tree National Park. I had opted for the upgrade from the Toyota Highlander to the Dodge Challenger R/T, and at least one of us enjoyed hot-rodding around in a big V8!  

 

The region is quite unique - one can travel from sea level in Indio to over 6,000 feet in elevation up highway 74 in less than an hour (if you’re in a Dodge Challenger R/T!), and the valley features some of the...

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The Very Best Gift You Can Give Your Team

Oh, Christmas - what a wonderful and tragic holiday you have become!  Full of lights and song, and seasonal food & drink specials, and time with family and dear friends - and stuff!  In America, we have multiple sub-holidays to our Christmas season - Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Green Monday too!  The UPS and Fedex and Amazon trucks are clogging up the highways and ‘hoods of our nation en mass in December! Our focus on consumerism at Christmas would have Jesus rolling over in his grave - if he hadn’t rolled away the stone!   

What he would approve of, however, is the focus on others during this season.  We buy gifts and make fruit cakes and knit scarves for the people we love and appreciate in our lives.  We sponsor a needy family through a local non-profit, or buy gifts for kids through the Rotary club. Colorado Gives Day is smack dab in the middle of it.  It’s a season of gratitude and...

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