I’ll eat leftovers from the same meal for a week. Doesn’t bother me. As long as it’s in the refrigerator, it’s fine. In fact, I love leftovers.
Watching some cheerleaders the other day brought back some mixed memories for me. One, of all the fun I had being a cheerleader and another from my 35th class reunion.
I became interested in elder care when my grandmother died while I was still in college. Even though she suffered from dementia, Grandma and I were very close. We used to joke that she couldn’t remember the names of her seven children, but she always remembered mine.
Lack of Noble Purpose erodes morale at work, and it eats into our lives at home, where people drag themselves through the door at night without an ounce of enthusiasm left for loved ones or fun.
One of my friends called the other. One of my best friends. There was both urgency and distress in her voice.
If you want to create a great company, invent the next big thing, or produce an amazing work of art, keep your ego out of it. Start with noble purpose, find a problem you want to solve, or people you want to help, and pour your talents into something bigger than yourself.
“If you would have told me years ago I’d be doing Ironmans, I would have thought you were crazy,” Carrie Tallent said. “If you would have told me that I would have a child with autism, I would have laughed and said ‘What’s autism?’”
Don’t let anyone tell you Common Core is about improving education for our children. It’s not. It’s about creating more mindless drones for the corporate salt mines while making local schools even more beholden to Washington.
I love all the good news about Gwinnett that comes my way via my inbox, and I love having the opportunity to share it.
Dementia is a cruel disease that seems to rob us of our loved ones long before it takes their bodies
I’m willing to do it, but I’m not sure he is. It’s the biggest obstacle to making a positive change. We want to know, for sure, that the other guy is all in with good intentions, before we fully invest ourselves.
When my husband enrolled at Georgia Tech in 1962, all an aspiring engineer needed was a decent slide rule. The only thing they had to stress out over was whether to buy a Post, Pickett or L & E, each running about $20, which, granted, was 10 times the price of the plastic ones they sold at Woolworth’s.
Having a good marriage is a lot of hard work. But having a bad marriage is easy. You just need to do three simple things.
It’s nice to say customers are the No. 1 priority. But when you create reward system, decision-making policies, and culture that promote the opposite, your employees act accordingly.
Do you flip through magazines or newspapers and find a recipe, tear it out, then stuff it in a drawer somewhere? And, worse than that, never give it a try?
Health and Wellness
- HEALTH BRIEFS: Duluth doctor, holistic healer team up
- Weekly restaurant health inspections for Aug. 25
- Dacula viewing party set for TV special benefiting cancer research
- Volunteers can help on “Road to Recovery”
- HEALTH BRIEFS: Gwinnett dentist gets high honor
- Ga.-PCOM participates in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
- PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Jackie Rossell retires as dietician at Peachtree Christian Hospice
- Weekly restaurant health inspections for Aug. 18
- HEALTH BRIEFS: Gwinnett officials encourage immunizations
- Medicaid, PeachCare enrollments up in state
Home and Garden
- DALY: Many vegetables thrive in cooler weather
- DALY: How to keep snails and slugs from feasting on your garden plants
- Lawrenceville man shoots for world record tomato plant
- DALY: Herbs are a flavorful addition to the vegetable garden
- DALY: Questions about ambrosia beetles, pesticide labels and lawnmowers
- DALY: Avoid using plants with invasive tendencies
- DALY: Rescuing tomatoes in distress
- DALY: Bermudagrass one of the best turfgrasses for our area
- DALY: Answers about mushrooms, moss, and spots on tree leaves
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- BUCK'S BYTES: Simple tech is often good tech
- BUCK'S BYTES: Should electrical wiring, lights still be so old school?