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  • Menu Costs

    Menu Costs

    Back when I was in college studying economics, I was introduced to the idea of “menu costs.”  Since I love pizza, let’s tell a story… Big Bri’s pizza shop sells the best pizza in town.  They have a loyal customer …Read More »
  • The Closest We Have to Buried Treasure…Unclaimed Funds

    The Closest We Have to Buried Treasure…Unclaimed Funds

    As you may or may not know, each state in the U.S. has an “unclaimed funds” fund.  When someone passes away, there are often times assets that slip through the cracks and never reach the intended heirs.  It could be …Read More »
  • The Giant Sequoia

    The Giant Sequoia

    Giant Sequoia (Sequoia gigantea). Cut from the Mark Twain Tree, which grew in the Kings River Grove, now part of the Kings Canyon National Park. Felled in 1891. At the American Museum of Natural History, New York A couple years …Read More »
  • Would George Banks be Proud?

    Would George Banks be Proud?

    (Warning – Today’s post is heavy on gripe and light on wisdom) All across the world, let alone the United States, trillions of dollars are sitting idle earning literally no interest in most bank accounts.  In the United States, the …Read More »
  • Acorns & Honey

    Acorns & Honey

    In a strange way, the title “Acorns & Honey” makes me very hungry.  I think my hunger stems from a Winnie the Pooh book we read with the kids where Roo makes her famous “Haycorn” cookies.  We’ll save the cookie …Read More »
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Local Wisdom - Podcast

  • Stumblin’ Monkey | Pandemic Playbook #3

    Stumblin’ Monkey | Pandemic Playbook #3

    Today’s guest is absolutely no stranger to a pub!  We welcomed Mr. Rob Shafer, the owner of the Sumblin’ Monkey Brewery located in the Village of Victor, NY.  Rob and I discuss his early days starting off with a home …Read More »
  • Fleet Feet | Pandemic Playbook #2

    Fleet Feet | Pandemic Playbook #2

    Today we had the incredible Ellen Brenner in the pub with us! Ellen started and co owns the local Rochester and Buffalo area Fleet Feet stores with her husband and business partner “Boots.”  Ellen and I discuss how they got …Read More »
  • Victor Hiking Trails | Pandemic Playbook #1

    Victor Hiking Trails | Pandemic Playbook #1

    On today’s episode we welcomed Mr. Dave Wright, the Chairman of the Victor Hiking Trails Inc.  One of the most surprising things I learned is that there are over 65 miles of trail to explore and enjoy in Victor, NY.  …Read More »
  • Season 3 Intro Episode | PubGPS Pandemic Playbook

    Season 3 Intro Episode | PubGPS Pandemic Playbook

    After 6 months, we are finally getting back up and running with Season 3 – The Pandemic Playbook.  Today we briefly introduce the theme of Season which plays off of Season 2’s “Wellness” theme. This season we are talking Fitness …Read More »
  • Talking Health & Wellness with Elsa | PubGPS Wellness Focus #5

    Talking Health & Wellness with Elsa | PubGPS Wellness Focus #5

    On today’s episode I am delighted to have Elsa Guenther in the pub with me.  Elsa is in the early stages of launching her health and wellness business and in today’s environment, her insights and advice are invaluable.  We discuss …Read More »
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