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A Final Thought: Ten Things I Love

Priorities can change. A few weeks ago when we were all asked to use paper straws, people lost their minds at the magnitude of the sacrifice. Now we’re being asked to stay home, shutter our businesses, forgo paychecks, lay off our cherished employees, avoid our loved ones, and decimate the economy. And we’re doing it. Say what you...

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Hands chapped from over-washing?

Last week a Facebook friend posted a question: “Does anybody know how to help dry, chapped hands? I’ve been washing them so much they’re cracked and burning.” Normally, I don’t weigh in when friends are seeking advice on social media, but I knew the answer to this question—from first-hand experience. Two of my personal...

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Clean and sanitize your outdoor surfaces

Last week, my wife and I brought our outdoor furniture out of the garage and set it up under our “veranda.” That’s the fancy name we give our back porch. I texted a photo of the furniture to my kids with the caption, “Spring is here!” My son-in-law texted back, “Looks great. Now sanitize it so we can come over.” He was...

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Free-flowing gutters prevent basement flooding and protect your home’s foundation

So far this spring, there have been at least three major thunderstorms in Northeast Ohio that featured sudden and torrential rains. While some of us waited it out comfortably sequestered in our home offices, other homeowners found themselves dealing with restoration companies and insurance claims resulting from a flooded basement. The...

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A Final Thought: A Better World Is Coming

One bit of wisdom I have come to appreciate is the understanding that priorities can change with time and experience. At age 21, I was unaware of the joy of a long walk or how the aroma of freshly baked bread can hug you. And I didn’t give a hoot about seeing an owl in a tree. Now I am awestruck by their majesty and stillness. Priorities of...

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