Hot summer fun in North Carolina, Virginia, and wild West Virginia

After being in Marietta, GA almost all summer, we decided to take to the road again. We left “Hotlanta” to go north to more heat. In early August, we went to Western NC to see family, friends, and Jason played in the Asheville Open disc golf tournament. Also, I reconnected with a former supervisor. She and her husband renovated and ...
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The Purple Parachute has landed

Welcome to the BCM October blog. Thanks for your patience. This is a special issue, and it took some time to make sure I had all of the information that I wanted to share. I am so excited to announce that after many years of effort, this November, I will release my first book. It is designed to help mid-life ...
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Sharing points of interest near Atlanta, GA and announcements from BCM

For much of the summer, we have been in one place on the outskirts of Atlanta, GA (as you saw in the last blog, our RV has been getting some rest in the driveway). Even though we haven’t been on the road much, we have continued to find cool places to hike and venture out in nature. We have also ...
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Returning to GA from PA and taking a little break from the road

May started off nicely. On the day of our 29th anniversary, we woke up in Codorus State Park. Jason played in the Codorus Spring Open disc golf tournament that weekend and came in 1st place for his division. Hooray! After Codorus, we made our way back down to Marietta, Georgia (GA). Our first stop was Harpers Ferry, WV to visit ...
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From Georgia to the Mid-Atlantic

As I mentioned in the last blog, at the end of March Jason and I returned to Georgia (GA).  We made a quick stop in Ellijay (in the north GA mountains) and then spent almost two weeks in Marietta, near Atlanta. We spent time with family and offered our help as needed. However, after the first week of April, it ...
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The Magic of the Okefenokee Swamp
& Stops in GA, SC, and NC

Our last blog post left off with lots of gators and we only saw more. After visiting the southwest of Florida and the Everglades, we drove north to the Okefenokee Swamp. I chose that spelling but apparently, there are many ways to spell the name of these 438,000 acres of land and mostly water. The name is Native American and ...
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The Magic of Sunny Florida in Winter

After getting back from Hawaii, winter felt quite cold in the northern mountains of Georgia. Yes, we even saw some snow. We spent the first half of February getting ready for the official start of our RV life. We thought we were all ready to go and alas, as we were trying to leave the driveway, the retractable steps wouldn’t ...
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Hawaii, Georgia and the official start of RV travel

Thank you for your interest in following our travels. I hope your 2022 is off to a good start. We appreciate your patience in waiting for this inaugural travel update. Let me catch you up on what has transpired. This new adventure involves me, my better half Jason, my business Brand Career Management, and Happy (the name of our RV) ...
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Goodbye 2021 and Hello 2022 – Sharing changes for BCM

Welcome to December. Some of us are about the enter the cold of winter while our friends in the southern hemisphere are heading into the warmth of summer. I am thankful to have seen beautiful sighting of leaves changing color this fall on the east coast of the US. I hope wherever you are, you are seeing beauty in nature ...
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Two Powerful Truths About Personal Branding: It’s a Long-Term Game that Requires Feedback

Personal branding is a long game. It’s more of a journey than a destination. It’s not a once and done. And it’s about character and how you show up in the world. These are two powerful truths about personal branding. To illustrate these points, I’d like to share some of my personal experiences. First truth.  It’s not about what you ...
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