Lost in Translation

Last week I have the privilege of traveling to Japan as a guest of Akitainu Tourism. The purpose of the trip was to learn more about the less frequently explored area of the Country.  I will be covering the highlights of the trip on my Seven Degrees blog.  This post is about my experience traveling to ... Read more

Vision Board

The Truth About Vision Boards

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine posted that her 2018 Vision Board had come true.  She’s someone has flourished professionally over the last few years and is living her champagne dreams.   Personally, I had been dilly-dallying about building my 2019 board.  I recently clarified a lot of my goals for the year, but ... Read more

50 Shades of Gray Paint

Every Day is Not the “Big Game.”

On Sunday night, people were either Patriots fans or Rams fans, right?  Millions of people around the US (and many parts of the world) gathered around TVs with friends and family to choose a team to root for.    For. One. Night. However, the rest of the year they cheer on the Giants.  The Steelers. ... Read more

First Facebook Profile Picture

Your First Profile Picture

Over the last week or so, many of us have engaged in the “How Well Have You Aged” challenge.  This involves posting our first Facebook profile picture alongside our current one.  For the majority, we have aged quite well. I’m very aware of the fact that this is part of a yet-to-be-determined social experiment on ... Read more

Let it Snow

Don’t hate me, but I want it to snow.  I want it to snow for days and days.   You see, I own Got A Guy NJ, and we plow driveways when it snows. Here’s the thing.  As a native Floridian, I’m a fan of beaches and flip-flop weather.   I’m terribly uncoordinated and the thought of trudging ... Read more

Unsolicited Advice for 2019

Welcome to 2019.  Everyone got their goals and resolutions ready? Alright, we can begin now. We Suck at Holidays How did you do over the holidays?  Did you recharge? Did you pretend to work like I did, only to be distracted by cookies rolled in powdered sugar and Cyber Monday sales that lasted until the ... Read more

Talkin’ Sh*t: The Unsolicited Podcast

When I finished writing Everyone Has Sh*t: Unsolicited Advice for Being Human, I knew I was not done.   There were more stories to tell.   It was the beginning of the conversation, not the end. With that in mind, I have created Talkin’ Sh*t: The Unsolicited Podcast. Each week (more or less, because life has shit ... Read more

Don't be an asshole

Rules for Not Being An Asshole

I’ve written several versions of this post, deleting a few because the message wasn’t quite right.  I started down the path of political divide, but those water were quickly muddied. Let’s be honest for a minute.  We aren’t being as nice as we can possibly be to our fellow humans.   It’s very easy to think ... Read more


Everyone Has Perceptions

Among my many life’s adventures I’ve found myself in the landscaping business. Once an entrepreneur, always an entrepreneur, right? Or something like that.  All I’ll say is it started on vacation while drinking too many pina coladas and sounded like a good idea at the time. So here I am, running a marketing company,  writing ... Read more

Failing Up

Yesterday I had a dream come true while simultaneously experiencing extreme disappointment.   While sitting outside enjoying working in my backyard, in a space I had envisioned for nearly a decade, I received news that I had failed.                                      ... Read more

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