It’s cool to see so many people I know publish photos of their Moms, and their families, on Facebook and in other social media forums. Some of them are spectacular. It’s another example how social media is changing how we communicate, making the photo albums on the book shelf seem so old fashioned.
We have always worked hard for our employers — 24/7 in most cases. (It’s how each of our parents raised us). But it’s satisfying to work hard for yourself — and your own customers.
On Saturday, she rushed out to refill our barbecue propane tank, just before her sister’s family was arriving for a Mother’s Day weekend get-together. I was the trimming the “gluggers” off some swordfish — my Mom’s term for the less desirable parts, such as the skin.
After returning, Shannon told me in a satisfied way how she ran into a group of women — in their 60s — who were looking for directions to Lake Tahoe. They were from out-of-state and had come up Hwy. 20.
“Oh, you’re on the ‘road less traveled,’” she told them, referring to the theme in our current issue, where we promote a more leisurely journey along Hwy. 49 and Hwy. 20 to Lake Tahoe (rather than just zipping up Interstate 80).
She whipped out a copy of the magazine, with Grass Valley on the cover, and showed them some travel options. They were very grateful. Running your own business is a hoot.