It’s been over four months since I’ve stepped foot inside a Wawa convenience store. Never heard of Wawa? Here’s a little background info I provided on Wawa in a previous post. If you haven’t heard of Wawa, then just imagine what the ultimate convenience store would be like, and that’s Wawa. It’s better than 7-Eleven, Sheetz, … Continue reading Returning to Normal: Step One Completed
It would be hard to find a better song to play on the first day of Fall than Fall in Philadelphia by Philly's own superstars, Hall & Oates. The song was on the album Whole Oats, the debut studio album by the American pop music duo. The album was released on November 12, 1972, by Atlantic Records. … Continue reading Music Monday: Fall in Philadelphia (Hall & Oates)
One of the perks of being at a university is the opportunity to listen to a wide variety of speakers who are brought to campus. Being part of the business school, one of my favorite kind of speakers are those who tell a story of how they took a chance on starting their own business, and then watched that … Continue reading The Genius of Evil Genius Beer Company
My wife and I have talked about moving to Florida in a few years, after we both retire. The primary reason is that we are both tired of the cold weather and would prefer to have warmer weather year-round. Well now it looks like maybe we won't have to move at all, if we can … Continue reading Maybe We Won’t Have to Move South After All When We Retire
Talk about serendipity. Today started off with a call to 911, ended with a successful surgery, and along the way included a chance meeting with one of the most fascinating people I have ever met. This morning my Aunt slipped on some ice and ended up breaking her hip. My Aunt Eileen is an amazing … Continue reading Why Can’t Everyone Be Like David?
The City of Brotherly Love is on a roll right now. First there was the announcement that Pope Francis would be visiting the city this September. It's the first visit papal visit to the U.S. since 2008, and he couldn't have chosen a better city. Hotels within a10-mile radius to the city have been sold out … Continue reading Philly for the Win!