Do you know what today is?

Hi Friend, So Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday are all over. And we didn’t ask you to buy a thing! Woo hoo! But did you know that today is Zipper Junction Thursday? And we’re STILL not asking you to buy anything! All I am asking is for a few moments of…

Do you know what today is?

So Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday are all over. And we didn’t ask you to buy a thing! Woo hoo! But did you know that today is Zipper Junction Thursday? And we’re STILL not asking you to buy anything! All I am asking is for a few moments of time… Time to do…

Giving thanks for YOU!

Hi Friend, Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! As we’re winding down the final days of 2015, I wanted to share a story with you that will illustrate what’s in store for The Project in 2016… The other day I was speaking with someone who may very well become a part of this undertaking. He was…

Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving to all! As we’re winding down the final days of 2015, I wanted to share a story with you that will illustrate what’s in store for The Project for 2016… The other day I was speaking with someone who may very well become a part of this undertaking. He was telling me a…

We’re in the news!

Hi Friend, I had the great opportunity to sit down with the Pike County Courier recently to talk about The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™. Let me tell you… people are finally starting to understand the magnitude of this undertaking and so I am happy to share this article with you, which really did a great job of…

The Negative Effects Of Social Media

Hi Friend, I see it all the time… someone getting on their high horse behind the protection of a computer screen. Have you noticed that people seem more apt to get into heated arguments via Facebook comment threads than they do at protest rallies these days? But there are bigger problems as a result of this social…

Negative Effects of Social Media

Following up to my blog post last week about social media, I wanted to talk a little bit about the negatives effects of social media that I have encountered. Last week was my positive take on social media: how I learned to use it, how we integrated it into The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™, how it…

Join our new online community

Join Our New Online Community!

In honor of our new and flourishing online community, I thought I’d share my experience with adopting social media as a means of building community. I know there are a lot of people out there, especially those born before 1980, who have resistance to joining the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope, etc, etc. The reason I…

Where creativity exists…

This week’s guest is a Hawley native and theater artist. She is a living example of one finding their passion, following it, and beginning to make a living at it, and we’re very happy to have her share her perspective with us here this week.  I hate that we believe that children are appeased in…