On Vending Machines…

The other day, I was sitting in the Emergency Room waiting area at a local hospital in South Florida, when an older woman walked by me, put her dollar in the vending machine that was next to me, and proceeded to enter a series of numbers to get a bag...

Shopping The Day After Christmas?

Who goes shopping the day after Christmas?  Don't people know that next to Black Friday, Boxer Day is the busiest day for shopping? Since I was out on Black Friday and didn't find it too crowded, I decided to venture out to the mall. Do people really return gifts the...

A Runner’s Diary: Drinking Before A Race…

Last Sunday, I ran with my husband, Brian, in the Ted Corbitt 15K Race hosted by the New York Road Runners (NYRR) in Central Park. The night before, my husband and I went out to dinner. “Should we order a bottle of wine?” he asked me. “Well, we’re really not...

Delta Airlines Gives Passengers a Gift…

Delta Airlines Gives Passengers a Gift... On my way down to Florida to visit my parents for the holidays, I flew on Delta Airlines.  When I got on the plane it was the usual commotion of people not happy with their seats and other people having a hard time putting...

How Many Christmas Cards Did You Get?

This morning I was sitting in my office when in walked Jeff Gold, my neighbor from across the hall.  Jeff is an attorney and has his own law practice.  (BTW, he's great at what he does.) "This year I hardly got any holiday cards," he said to me. I looked...

Mercedes Ease…

I decided to lease a new car.  My existing lease wasn't up, but I received a letter in the mail from Manhattan Mercedes.  They said that since I was a loyal customer, I could come in and get a new car and they would take care of my existing lease....

A Runner’s Diary: On Cheating…

I only cheated twice in my life. Once when I was in high school. I was in a class with my now husband, and he was acing the class and I was practically failing and didn’t understand why. I wrote a paper for that class which he slightly rewrote for...

A Runner’s Diary: A Race In Brooklyn

If a tree grows in Brooklyn, well, a race and the recent Jingle Bell Jog in Prospect Park, Brooklyn proved it! The Jingle Bell Jog was the first race that I had been to that was hosted by the New York Road Runners (NYRR). And you know what? It was...

The Genius Bar At Apple Store…

My iPhone fell into the toilet.  It just did.  I wasn't on it. I had it in my back pocket and when I went to sit down, it slid into the toilet. A message quickly came on the phone but I couldn't read it fast enough and it was gone. ...

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do!

I have been a member of the Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) now for more than four years. I love the organization.  Between the learning activities, socials and friendships I've made, the group has been beneficial to me personally and professionally. One of the benefits of being in EO is that you...