Tag Archives: Mike Fralix

There is No Magic To It!

Treat them well, pay them well, and they will come. There is no magic to it. This has always been the case, but it is even more true in current times. Help wanted signs are everywhere. Staffing is short everywhere. … Continue reading

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New York Is Back!

After an almost two-year COVID break, Mike and I travelled to NYC this week. Business for him, pleasure for me. I did not know what to expect in the city, but it felt normal. While there were not as many … Continue reading

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37 Years and Counting

Where do the years go? Most of us can attest to the saying, “The days pass slowly, but the years fly by.” This is certainly true of Mike’s and my marriage. April 28, 2021 was our 37th anniversary. When I … Continue reading

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Heart Health

February is Heart month, and not just because of Valentine’s Day. As important as it is, celebrating Valentine’s Day is not as important as celebrating that vital organ, our Heart. We dedicate all of the month of February to a … Continue reading

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The Lessons of this Time

Covid-19 has changed our lives. Some of the changes have been difficult. Even so, there are lessons learned that would not have been learned any other way. Some of the changes provided us some positive benefits that we also would … Continue reading

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What Do We Really Need?

Years ago, I learned the difference in wants and needs, but too often I have bought items that were clearly in my “want” category. I do not even know where some or even many of those things are. When I … Continue reading

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Loving (and NOT!) Las Vegas

Las Vegas is somewhere I never wanted to go, until I did. I imagined Vegas to be a city of only gall and glamor, a city that never sleeps, and of non-ending buffets. Well, it is those things, but so … Continue reading

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A Life Worth Living

He would have been 96 in December. Although Mike, his oldest son, wanted him to “have a few more months,” his body gave out. He died a peaceful death on September 6, 2019, with his beloved wife of seventeen years, … Continue reading

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The Second Anniversary of Hurricane Irma in St. Maarten

As Hurricane Dorian heads up the coast of the Eastern United States after decimating the Bahamas, Mike and I are in St. Maarten, remembering Hurricane Irma’s wrath here two years ago today. While Hurricane Dorian wiped out much of the … Continue reading

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“People Will Never Forget……..”

We may never know the impact our words and actions have on others. Or if and when we do, it may be many years later. I had two examples of this in recent days, and I am still amazed by … Continue reading

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