Life Lessons Reinforced by Hurricane Ian

Life Lessons Reinforced by Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian may be whipping around instilling terror and flooding, but the first thing he brought my way was unbridled crankiness. And defiance. Crankiness because of the boxed-in darkness that has become our house once we put up the hurricane shutters. (Yes,...
23 Years of Recovery: From Sewer Rats to Pack Rats

23 Years of Recovery: From Sewer Rats to Pack Rats

I used to live in a dilapidated New York City building where sewer rats climbed up through the drain to fight in the shower. Thanks to recovery, I now live in paradise. Yeah, we still have rats. But they’re pack rats that have so far stayed outside (knock wood). And...
Want to Be Happy? Then Stop Doing This

Want to Be Happy? Then Stop Doing This

Happiness and Joy During Turbulent Times: Ryn Gargulinski (Rynski) On How To Live With Joie De Vivre, Even When It Feels Like The Whole World Is Pulling You Down Want to be happy? Then stop just wishing around. The key to happiness is… Action. Thinking your way...
Marketing Tactics for a Crazy Car

Marketing Tactics for a Crazy Car

Every time I think of my old decked-out car, I think of George. No, George was not a mechanic at the local garage. He was a business advisor at Tucson SCORE. And my car wasn’t decked out to go 800 miles an hour—or I would have surely speeded my way out of my driver’s...