HAPPY ANNIVERZZZZARY

When your restaurant achieves its one year anniversary (1995), you throw a quick party, give away some cake.  People send flowers and cards.  And youWhen your restaurant achieves its one year anniversary (1995), you throw a quick party, give away some cake.  People send flowers and cards.  And you[...]
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GOOD POLITICS

June 5, 2016     Posted in Background, Business, Fun, In real life, Restaurant

Some think those two words go together too often, and, me too.  Our political system has become so full of noise with so little substance.  The wholeSome think those two words go together too often, and, me too.  Our political system has become so full of noise with so little substance.  The whole[...]
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Words to lead by

May 27, 2016     Posted in Background, Contributors, In real life, Restaurant

A wise man passed this to me recently: Treat humans like machines and they will behave like humans. Treat them like humans and they will produce like machines. LoveA wise man passed this to me recently: Treat humans like machines and they will behave like humans. Treat them like humans and they will produce like machines. Love[...]
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GEMS

April 23, 2016     Posted in Business, Friendship, Fun, Restaurant

One day I will record, in one place, all of the brilliant things that I have learned from others–the prescient lessons and sayings that say so much–theOne day I will record, in one place, all of the brilliant things that I have learned from others–the prescient lessons and sayings that say so much–the[...]
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GLOBAL FLAIR

April 23, 2016     Posted in Fun, In real life, Restaurant, The Lighter Side

We recently visited a Persian Restaurant–The cool way to say Iranian Restaurant–and we were served by a Bulgarian bartender. He urged us toWe recently visited a Persian Restaurant–The cool way to say Iranian Restaurant–and we were served by a Bulgarian bartender. He urged us to[...]
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LEADERSHIP

April 14, 2016     Posted in Background, Friendship, In real life, My Girls, Restaurant

I continue to be incredibly proud of the organization that invited me to join their board of directors five years ago.  I know for sure that my threeI continue to be incredibly proud of the organization that invited me to join their board of directors five years ago.  I know for sure that my three[...]
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146%

April 13, 2016     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, Contributors, Friendship, Restaurant

For years, I have rejected the notion that someone can “give 110%.” That said, I have been proven wrong on a couple of occasions. (Hard toFor years, I have rejected the notion that someone can “give 110%.” That said, I have been proven wrong on a couple of occasions. (Hard to[...]
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SOPHIA LAURA

April 6, 2016     Posted in Announcements, Background, Friendship, Fun, In real life

Sophia Laura. She’s our #1… …but that’s not good enough. If you are a person of UMASS, or a customer of COBBLESTONES, you may haveSophia Laura. She’s our #1… …but that’s not good enough. If you are a person of UMASS, or a customer of COBBLESTONES, you may have[...]
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EARNING 5 STARS

While in Naples, Florida–fast becoming a regular escape–I like to do what I do whenever I travel and begin thinking upon dinner!  I searchWhile in Naples, Florida–fast becoming a regular escape–I like to do what I do whenever I travel and begin thinking upon dinner!  I search[...]
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ALL IN PERSPECTIVE

April 5, 2016     Posted in Background, Business, In real life, Restaurant

The night before Easter I was miserable while boarding a plane for home after visiting my in laws in Naples Florida.  The flight had been delayed twoThe night before Easter I was miserable while boarding a plane for home after visiting my in laws in Naples Florida.  The flight had been delayed two[...]
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