Summer's Here

Summer's Here

"Summer's here, I'm for that. I've got my rubber sandals, got my straw hat. Got my cold beer, man, I'm glad that it's here." James Taylor. I haven't heard that song in 25 years, but I hear it in my head every summer.  Summer used to mean time to lay...

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Let's Keep Going

Let's Keep Going

There are days in the shop when we know we're not really making a living, but there's never a day we're unsure whether or not we're making a life. So, we keep going. We're making a life. Yeah. We started the shop as part of a plan for the future....

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Start Where You Are

Start Where You Are
If you want to go someplace new, where you are now doesn't matter.

People who make things happen do so by accepting where they are today but refusing to let it limit them. They realize they have control over their destinies. They own next.

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The Way You Feel

The Way You Feel

Did you feel that? It was a first impression.One of our campaigns says that "first impressions happen once and last forever." So what goes into making a first impression?Somebody is going to tell you it's the way you look. Alright, dress for the impression you want to create.Others are going to...

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Make It Last

Make It Last
The goal of lasting is why we started with serving. The people we've met through community aren't transactions, they are relationships--even if only for a moment. The quality of the interaction can't be summed up in a tip chart. It's seen on the faces of those served as they walkaway.

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