Word Wednesday • “Doyen” is my word for WordWednesday. Definition • Noun: The senior member of a body or group, a knowledgeable or uniquely skilled person with experience in a specific field, or the oldest example in a category.   Pronunciation • Pronunciation –DOY-un/ doy·en /doiˈ(y)en,ˈdôyən  Usage • As the “Doyen” in my family, I always love baking…

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Word Wednesday • “Multifarious” is my word for WordWednesday Definition • Adjective: Having or occurring in great variety or diversity Pronunciation • Pronunciation – Mul-tuh-FAIR-ee-us Usage • We have “Multifarious” ways to learn about the local, national, and worldwide news. Closing Question • Do you prefer  a “Multifarious” bouquet or something simple?     My family business memoir No Bunk,…

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“Parsimonious” is my word for WordWednesday. • Adjective: Stingy, thrifty, economical, frugal, tightwad, sparing, restrained • Usage: People did not like Mr. Scrooge because he was “Parsimonious” with his money. • Pronunciation – par-suh-MOH-nee-us • It is said that people who are are “Parsimonious” with their money and also “Parsimonious” with their kindness!     My family business…

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“Hiatus” is my word for #WordWednesday. Noun: A pause or gap in a sequence, series, or process. Usage: My Green Focused Brain is going on “Hiatus” from my weekly blog and Word Wednesday posts to work on two projects that require more of my time and attention. Pronunciation: shorturl.at/kEILP  –  hīˈādəs Have you ever taken…

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Today,  marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 1944. June 4th marked the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Midway on May 4, 1942. Both events mark turning points in World War II and the battles for freedom in the European and Pacific theaters of war. This morning, the Daily Herald newspaper featured…

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Today’s post is from my family business memoir, which is my latest book,  No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense) Chapter 3  – Employee and Teamwork Truths Below is an article from the book that emphasizes the simple truth of knowing that employees are part-owners of a business and why it is important to Hire a Winner!…

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Today, I am honored to welcome and introduce Samantha Markovitz, NBC-HWC. Samantha is my guest blogger for World Diabetes Day and National Diabetes Awareness Month. Samantha is the accomplished founder of GraceMark Wellness & Lifestyle Coaching and the remarkable author of Type 1 Diabetes Caregiver Confidence. Samantha: “On World Diabetes Day (November 14th), we give pause and think about what this day…

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Today is the 16th anniversary of the 911 tragedies in New York City,  Washington, DC, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Today, people in Texas and Florida are salvaging their lives and dealing with death and destruction after the disastrous hurricanes, Harvey and Irma. Today, people in Mexico, the Philippines, Japan, and Greece are also salvaging their lives and…

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