Graffiti to ease the morning commute

Kids are back in school, meaning the morning commute may be a little more hectic and congested. Throw in some prolonged construction work, and it may be tough to crack a pre-coffee smile. This “vandal” knew how to ease the morning stress by adding a conventional...

Google Knows All, But Should It?

Google changed its privacy policy (again). It wants more information from its online users. And why not? Google is free to use after all, and I could barely imagine my life without it. Anything I’d want to know is quite possibly just a Google click or two away. Truth...

Records Spin a Lesson About Brands.

My eighteen-year-old son is hooked on playing albums on my old turntable. Two months ago, he stumbled on it in the basement, dusted it off, and pulled out some old albums. Deep 60s and 70s stuff – the White Album, Tommy, Aqualung, and um…T Rex. Now he’s all over...

Sights, sounds and tastes of auld

New Year’s celebrations in America are all about welcoming fresh starts, breathing a sigh of relief for a tough year gone by, and looking to the future with anticipation. Depending on your heritage and personal style – and that of your family and friends – your New...

The most famous leader of all

At this time of year, I like to stop and reflect on one of the greatest examples of legendary, dare I say mythical, leadership we’ll ever know. As a youngster, he grew up in a village where all the children were expected to develop the necessary tools to take flight...