Shaken, Not Stirred

Candy blogs: I have to admit that I’ve been on a real roller coaster ride over the past month as the clock has ticked closer to the closing of our Boise office at the end of this month. I’ve been UP and DOWN as we planned and executed a beautiful and moving Celebration of MarriageContinue reading “Shaken, Not Stirred”

Taking My Own Advice

Candy blogs: The sagging economy has become personal. My company will be closing its doors in our city on April 1, and I’ll be gone by the end of February. It wasn’t totally unexpected, but I was hoping to make the change on my terms and in my time. My husband and I have beenContinue reading “Taking My Own Advice”

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Candy Blogs: I have Fridays off. Today I went to water aerobics, the dentist, breakfast and the bank. At each place I was greeted cheerfully by name. (granted, the bank teller only knew my name because my account was on her screen) But as I was driving home, I was very aware that my lifeContinue reading “Where Everybody Knows Your Name”

Is Your Heart Breaking this Christmas?

I’ve been enjoying this beautiful season, especially the music and the quiet peace. But this season is painful for some. It isn’t all lights and presents and magic. This year is different, isn’t it? Our economy has changed things for many. I’ve been doing my share of grieving for broken marriages and families close toContinue reading “Is Your Heart Breaking this Christmas?”