Owner’s Personal Posts

Personal Post: My Healthy Coffee

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True Stories from a Coffee Snob To say that I was a coffee snob was dead on. I would walk out of a coffee shop if all they had was medium or light roast. It was dark roast, full flavor, add a shot of espresso all the way. I knew it was an addiction, and… read more

Personal Post: Pondering the Passing of Prince

Pondering the Passing of Prince

2016 has already seen many great artists and performers leave this world. Recently, the composer of the musical score of my teen and young adult life passed away unexpectedly at age 57. As I am pondering the passing of Prince, I hope my words, and his legacy, will inspire you. Take a walk with me,… read more

Personal Post: Count the Coincidences (I count 5)

I think my life is magical, because I choose to see it that way.

Personal Story I was recently in the northern woods of Minnesota, picking up our daughters after a month of summer camp. Coincidentally my birthday fell on the day before camp ends, the same day they have a huge celebration called International Day. This event brings about a dozen different camps (all are immersion language camps) together to celebrate their… read more

Personal Post: Take Care

We want to make it easier for you to take care of yourself and your loved ones.

The Urban Dictionary says the phrase “take care” is, “used when saying goodbye to family and friends. To be careful.” It is not ironic that I use the phrase take care with…. EVERYONE. Cashiers, waiters, anyone at all with whom I have exchanged any amount of words. I could say, “Goodbye” but that seems awkward to… read more

Personal Post: [Book Review] Are You Fully Charged?

Personal Blog this time. I’ll keep it short but meaningful, OK? One thing I enjoy doing as part of running aVivoPur is keeping up to date with new studies, new blogs and articles, and new ideas. Tom Rath’s new book, “Are You Fully Charged?” came out this week with the subtitle “The 3 Keys to… read more