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Aug 18

Owners Hearts as Huge as their Gigantic Store: A Must See

Bijou Galleries, Ltd 50 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY For the ultimate Hudson Valley antiquing experience, it’s hard to top “The Bijou”. Proprietors Michael and Jane Timm are famous around the world for the horde of vendors they’ve gathered together…
Aug 18

Old Souls has a Youthful Spirit

Old Souls 63 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY One of the newest shops to open its doors in Cold Spring is Old Souls, and a place this special was long overdue. Founded in 2012 by fly-fishing enthusiast James Caroll, and…
Aug 15

Work Distractions No More!

Work can be very boring. Even if you are doing something you love, we all crave some type of distraction during those long weekdays. Digital Distractions The Internet is my number one source of distraction. There are endless ways I…
Aug 05

Moderator Training Session

On Tuesday July 23rd, I attended the Women’s Advancement Compact’s first workshop event. It was a small, yet highly motivated group of 12 who were all very eager to share and enrich their leadership skills.  Two professionals, Stanley Goldstein and…
Jul 29

A Childless Woman Gives Birth, Twice.

Yesterday I gave birth for the second time. Confused? Those who know me well have heard about (and some have witnessed episodes of) my 25-year battle with panic attacks. The full attack I endured, a mere three months ago, brought…
Jul 25

The Trials and Tribulations of Working From Home

Tips on How to Work From Home Things are changing in the workplace; working at home is becoming a more common occurrence. However, as appealing as working from home sounds, it requires a disciplined work ethic the same way an…
Jul 23

Stop Overwhelming Yourself By Overworking Yourself

Overwhelmed One of the launch questions that I know everyone has admitted to feeling is: “Do you feel overwhelmed, like there are just too many things to do in a day, and it affects your focus?” If you say no,…
Jul 17

Powering Down Helped Empower Me Up!

I was determined and, frankly, a little scared. A colleague had challenged me to not only unplug for two full days, but to do NO WORK AT ALL for those days. I don’t consider myself a work-a-holic, but I do…
Jul 16

Give Me Back My Tongue!

Polling Question #5: It’s My Job and I’ll Speak if I Want To!  One of the polling questions asked at the launch-event was ‘Do you hold your tongue because you worry about not being liked?’ I find this question very…
Jul 09

Wine and Dine with the WAC

An excited group packed the room at Alston and Bird on June 26th to attend the Women’s Advancement Compact’s first educational wine event! 36 women were ready to participate in a unique wine tasting adventure. Most people in attendance were…