In this day and economy it takes ingenuity to get your fair share of business, so it comes as no surprise that using ‘scarecrows’ to scare up business is a sure fire way to get attention. It appears that merchants, Steve and Sue Marrazzo, owners of Simple Gestures Gift Shop and Art Gallery, who originated the concept in St. Augustine, Florida, are not only calling … Continue reading Scaring up Business
An article, recently published by Forbes appeared on Yahoo, citing America’s safest ‘top 10’ cities. Criteria used to formulate this list included stats from 2008 and 2009, and was based on population (250,000+); violent crimes per 100,000 residents and traffic fatalities per 100,000 residents. If you missed the article, you can read all about it here: http://www.forbes.com/2010/10/11/safest-cities-america-crime-accidents-lifestyle-real-estate-danger.html Here are three of those cities; beginning in … Continue reading Touring America’s Safest Cities . . .
On a recent trip I realized my oil change due date would occur before I reached my destination. I simply didn’t have time to accomplish this much needed task before I departed from home, so I determined after 360 miles or so of traveling that it would be necessary to find a place to have my oil changed. As it happens, this occurred when I … Continue reading Need an Oil Change?