A Runner’s Diary: After The Half Marathon That Wasn’t…

I’m disappointed that I was unable to participate in the Disney Half Marathon last weekend. I actually got a call from Disney telling me that they would apply the application fee to next year’s race, but I haven’t heard anything since then. Now I’m gearing up for the New York...

Syracuse Wins Over St. John’s Basketball…

I was never a big sports fan.  I never even watched a game until I started watching games with my 13-year-old son. A couple of years ago, we started going to Islander's games, Ranger's games, Knicks games, and more.  Every time we went, we always had a great time.  So,...

Tarina Tarantino Makes Good!

A week ago, I wrote a blog post about customer service and being upset that Tarina Tarantino, one of my favorite jewelry designers, was making me pay for shipping on an item that I brought home and broke immediately as I took it out of the package. After that, I...

Reaching Your Goals…

I don't know about you, but all my life I always set goals for myself.  When I was in High School, I knew I wanted to go to college and when I went to college, I knew I wanted to go to graduate school.  I wanted to get married before...

Can You Read My Mind?

I always think it's funny when I start to say something and another person finishes my sentence.  This doesn't happen often outside of the workplace but at work, it happens all the time! Today, I'm not feeling well so I decided to stay home, have my conference calls and go...

On Customer Service…

I'm always intrigued by the way businesses treat their customers.  The other day, for example, I called Barney Greengrass, a local New York City restaurant on the upper west side that has the most amazing bagels and fish. I wanted them to send a package to a friend in California....

A Runner’s Diary: Disney Marathon a Week Away..

I’ve been preparing for the Disney Half Marathon for several months now. I followed a training schedule that I got from Runner’s World Magazine and have been diligent about keeping to the schedule. More than a month ago, I developed shin splints. I don’t know how it happened. I was...

Happy New Year…

Thank you for reading my blog.  I really enjoy blogging, as you can tell, and I know that 2011 will be a great year for this blog.  We have some new guest bloggers, including Kristie Galvani with her weekly "Kristie's Corner" column.  We also will be featuring Steve Davies of...