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What Success Means
What Success Means

November 01, 2022

You know, when we decided that we were going to jump and really take The Simple Man beyond the ideas floating in my head, there were three goals I really wanted to make happen. Ok, who am I kidding, there were about 400 things I really wanted to happen. Let’s just say for the sake of this blog, there were three – thanks for playing along.

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Top 5 Fall Cocktails - Fall 2022
Top 5 Fall Cocktails - Fall 2022

September 30, 2022

Fall is here.

And like most Septembers in Nebraska, this month is acting all crazy-like. Locals will nod and smile when I share that last Tuesday, at our son’s football game it was 103 degrees. The very next day, we wore sweatshirts and had blankets for the 64-degree football game.

A whopping 40 degree shift in 24 hours. Welcome to Nebraska – it isn’t for everyone.  #iykyk

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Grab your brats - Tailgating season is here!
Grab your brats - Tailgating season is here!

August 18, 2022

Did you know National Tailgating Day is coming up? It is September 3rd this year. I didn’t know either. But I like it.

I most often associated tailgating with football. And my very unsophisticated research tells me some theorize it started in the late 1800s (without actual tail-gates, of course) at intercollegiate games, and other theories claim it became popular in American culture due to the Green Bay Packers. 

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