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How To Run Your Own Campaign

Running for any elected position requires hours of planning, research, and determined dedication to constant campaigning. It’s not an easy endeavor. There are numerous aspects of campaigning that need to be addressed and planned for before putting your name forward for candidacy. Once your campaign begins, there are still plenty of hoops to jump through […]

Navigating America: How Traffic Signs Help Us Find our Way

Millions of Americans spend a considerable amount of time behind the wheel each year. In fact, 8.1 percent of U.S. workers who worked outside of the home had at least an hour-long commute in 2011, according to U.S. Census numbers. Even though biking and walking are popular alternative forms of transportation for some, our vehicles […]

Think Your Vote Doesn’t Matter? Think Again

  After months of hype, debates, endless press coverage and multitudes of snarky television, print and radio ads, it’s finally election day. Politics in our country seems to continue to get uglier and uglier and the widening gap between conservatives and liberals keeps getting bigger and bigger. All of which makes it difficult to escape […]

Election Signage for Local Races

  The election is tomorrow, so we can finally look forward to the end of the relentless election coverage on television, radio, in print and even on blogs (ahem. We might even be guilty of a little national election coverage ourselves). We KNOW Who’s Running For President: Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney! Four-year-old Abigael was […]

Mayor Bloomberg, Soda, and the Art of Moderation

Last week, New York City Board of Health approved Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed ban on large-sized sodas. Nine months from now, if you want to suck down 32-ounces of Coke in one sitting, you’ll have to order two 16-ounce drinks.

Celebrating Small Business Week

  Next week, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will honor entrepreneurs in celebration of Small Business Week. The SBA provides tons of great resources for small business owners and for those just beginning the process of starting a business.

Where’s the Bathroom? 6 Tips for Directional Signage

  Have you ever been shopping with a three-year-old? There are a few things to know before you go. Be prepared to cut the trip short if he gets cranky. Don’t expect him to ride in a stroller – he thinks he’s too big. But don’t expect him to walk very far, either. Be prepared […]

Road Signs for Humans, Road Signs for Deer

I live in an area where there are a lot of mule deer; two herds of about 25 deer each roam in the foothills above our home. Every evening they wander down to an area near the road to nibble on the grass that is apparently much tastier there than the grass elsewhere. Luckily, the […]