Walt Disney's animated film, "Cinderella", was created in 1950, but is still popular with young girls today.  The recent remake of the film has caused a resurgence of interest. This is a marketer's dream come true -- a whole new generation. How many future year's of four year olds will order a Cinderella cake or other … Continue reading Cinderella

Advent Calendar

Advent is the period leading up to Christmas, where time is taken to prepare for the celebration of Christ's "coming".  The tradition was started by German Lutherans in the 19th century, beginning on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, which falls between November 27 and December 3.  Today, most western Christian churches follow this custom, and … Continue reading Advent Calendar

Black Eye

Ahhh, the Terrible Two's.  The age when mothers come to understand the realities of nature and develop a taste for their young. The little tykes are learning at a more accelerated pace; the more they learn the more they want to explore.  Consequently, their physical boundaries are expanding geometrically, like the top refrigerator shelf or … Continue reading Black Eye

House Cleaning

Thursday, January 2, 2014.  Typically, I use this day to check all my moving parts to see if I survived New Year's Day, a day to recover from watching 8-10 football games, and think rationally about the long term impact of college football won/loss records.  But, the bowl season isn't over yet. Tonight is the … Continue reading House Cleaning