Helping Hands Evelyn Fuqua is one of the first people we met after moving to Carterville and joining the town’s First United Methodist Church. From that first encounter, we could … Continue Reading GratiTuesday: Evelyn Fuqua
Delicious Tradition For as long as I can remember, there has always been a chocolate rabbit in my Easter basket or Easter bag. I’m now 45 years old and it’s … Continue Reading Show me the BUNNY
They’re Back! Growing up in the 70s and 80s, when my favorite TV shows ended that was it. There was a finale that provided some closure for viewers and the … Continue Reading The return of Roseanne
Standing Out Seven years ago as my buddies Chad and Travis debated on costume ideas for our annual trip to WrestleMania, we came to a consensus on the Heenan Family. For … Continue Reading The story behind the red, sparkly jacket
Best Marketing Conference I’m going to keep this short and sweet because I am still entrenched in the Midwest Digital Marketing Conference. I’ve written about it before, but I am … Continue Reading GratiTuesday: MDMC18
MDMC18 My junior year of college I took a marketing class. I enjoyed it so much that I had considered adding marketing as a minor. But I was not focused … Continue Reading Kevin Hunsblogger returns to the ‘best marketing conference’
Making Wellness Fun In case you didn’t know Saturday, March 24 is the first ever Southern Illinois Wellness Expo. The Southern Illinois Wellness group has been touting the benefits of … Continue Reading Top 10 reasons to attend the SI Wellness Expo
‘Okay friends’ are great I first met Melissa Luttenbacher and her husband Scott a few months after moving to southern Illinois in 2004. Our kids are around the same age … Continue Reading GratiTuesday: Melissa Luttenbacher
Southern Illinois Wellness Expo I recently talked about the first ever Southern Illinois Wellness Expo in my GratiTuesday blog post. The expo is a combination of three previous health conferences … Continue Reading Wellness with a twist
1,826 days and counting March 17, 1973, I entered the world, with just moments left in St. Patrick’s Day. I’ve enjoyed having a birthday on a holiday, although I’ve never … Continue Reading I’m closer to 50 than 40
Positivity, give it a chance I want to start off by saying I have no problem with positivity. In fact, I embrace it. But it wasn’t always that way. My … Continue Reading The problem with positivity
Wellness is the Name In 2008 I was invited to join the Women for Health and Wellness, Inc. group to help with others and develop the first ever Southern Illinois … Continue Reading GratiTuesday: Southern Illinois Wellness, Inc.
TV Margie Nearly 22 years ago, I stepped into a TV newsroom for the first time. It was June 1996 and I remember it like it was yesterday. I had … Continue Reading GratiTuesday: Margie Ellisor
Get ready for the smackdown I met ‘Heath’ Hatton in 2010 when he appeared on News 3 This Morning to promote a wrestling fundraiser he was a part of. He … Continue Reading GratiTuesday: Tyler ‘Heath’ Hatton
I’m here for you My headline for this blog post is a legitimate question. I’ll get more in depth in a moment. First though let me share a backstory. I’ve been … Continue Reading How can I help you?
Heaven needed a Marine I met John Kiesling shortly after moving to southern Illinois in 2004. I work with Mr. Kiesling’s son Mark but attended church with Mark’s parents. I … Continue Reading GratiTuesday: John Kiesling