ELY SCIENTIST: LOOKING THROUGH THE KEYHOLE OF NATURE




 “What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what’s going on.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau Euan Reavie has a passion for looking into the keyhole of nature a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

In the old days




 In the old days everything was harder, colder, hotter, better, worse, more extreme in some way. “We had to shovel drifts 4 FEET DEEP! By HAND! With a BROKEN SHOVEL!” “One time it was 40 BELOW for an ENTIRE WEEK!” &ldquo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Defining Friendly Customer Service –

what it is and what it isn’t


A few days ago I attended a community planning meeting for my adopted hometown of Orr, Minnesota. The meeting was the first in a series to develop a long term plan for the future of our town and surrounding area. Orr has recently experienced several… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Business Bits




Customers constantly look for products that provide the best value. This does not necessarily mean your product has to have the lowest price; instead, it needs to provide the most for the money. Advertise items that provide more benefits to the cust… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ernie Mitchell’s TEN SECOND TIP

The Ten-Second Marketing Tip That Works

The positive relationship you have with your customers and your customer list is your most important and most valuable asset. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Twittering our time away




The new age of communication is upon us. During President Obama’s State of the Union Address, viewers were watching, listening, and tweeting all at the same time. So exactly what is tweeting? It is a text-based post of up to 140 characters by … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

WHITE HOUSE RECIPES FOR President’s Day



 Editor’s note: In honor of President’s Day I share some presidential recipes I rustled up. Apparently the Obama’s don’t cook their chili for hours and hours. The Fords liked blueberries in their banana bread. Lyndon Joh… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Presidential Quotes

President’s Day Monday, Feb. 21, 2011

 Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions. – John F. Kennedy We believe that all men are created equal because they are created in the image o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Presidential Trivia



 Presidents related to one another: John Adams was the father of John Quincy Adams. James Madison and Zachary Taylor were second cousins. William Henry Harrison was the grandfather of Benjamin Harrison. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was a fifth cou… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy FOR Life




  How goes thy thoroughfare of life? For me I must say it’s been a tad challenging lately trying to catch up on everything since being away. It’s nice to see people making much effort on getting healthier. Since returning there are … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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