I finished watching the A-Team series again, and it never gets old. The dynamic cast. The action. The explosions. The good guys always winning. But what I love the most about the A-Team is how well they function together. They realize that the four of them accomplish more together than they would individually. This doesn’tContinue reading “I Love It When A Team Comes Together”
Monthly Archives: August 2014
Girl Power: Do We Need It?
I recently came across an article from CNN, 5 things women couldn’t do in the 1960s, that really made me think. My life would be so different today if I were born a generation earlier. While we’ve still got a ways to go, it’s amazing the advancements that have been made in a relatively shortContinue reading “Girl Power: Do We Need It?”
On Writing: Lessons From The Breakfast Club
Last night, I took a trip back to high school with the “Brat Pack” to good ole Shermer High. It’s easy to see why The Breakfast Club became a cult classic and iconic portrait of high school in the 80s and beyond. The main lesson of the film is one to remember when writing (orContinue reading “On Writing: Lessons From The Breakfast Club”
The Trapper Keeper Is Back! And Other Insights From Back-to-School Shopping
It’s officially back-to-school season, a $72.5 billion* celebration for retailers. CCC sponsored two kids through the United Way, a 1st grade girl and 5th grade boy. It was interesting to hit the stores for back-to-school shopping this weekend and see how much the supplies had changed, if at all. Surprisingly little… While the smartphone cases wereContinue reading “The Trapper Keeper Is Back! And Other Insights From Back-to-School Shopping”