Signs of the Times?

As I was driving through a section of I-75 recently, the actual numbers of billboards assaulted the senses!   Even more disconcerting were the numbers of EMPTY billboards!    I counted 77 empty boards in the space of 50 miles.   Why?  I wondered if this scene were indicative of the economic downturn, an example of supply and […]

Strong Southern Women

Having been reared in a generation where young lasses only aspired to being teachers, nurses, secretaries or “stewardnesses”, I especially appreciate the modern Southern women professional with whom I’ve had the pleasure to work. These Steel Magnolias are mistakenly described as “sweet” because of their gracious manner; but that belies an ever-present determination, independence, and […]

Planning National Tourism Week? May 7-15, 2011

Need a motivational luncheon speaker for National Tourism Week, May 7-15, 2011?  Contact me ASAP, I am already booking.  I have a 30 minute presentation that celebrates the tourism industry’s recovery, but asks  your community:  “ARE YOU READY”?