Category Archives: personal

A Family Affair

As we come up on our 25th year anniversary (first sale was made July 2nd, 1987), I have been doing quite a bit of reflecting.  I think of how my family has cheered me on and supported my efforts all … Continue reading

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It’s Better To Be Lucky Than Good!

I think we all have moments that we think if never happened, our lives would be completely different.  Regarding MOM’s, all I seem to be able to remember are “good luck moments”, events that if they had not occurred, it … Continue reading

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Turning Over a New Leaf

I decided to get myself an electric car- the Nissan Leaf. I’m happy to support the electric car technology and reduce my carbon footprint. I bought the leaf because its 100 mile range, all electric engine, and roomy backseat serve … Continue reading

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Disturbing

It’s taken me 3 weeks to get this blog post out.  I (and many others here at MOM’s) have had my hands full with the moving and opening of our Rockville store and central offices.  Throughout the past month, I … Continue reading

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Unforgettable

I was out in the woods with my 6 year old daughter yesterday.  She grabbed a plastic bag that she saw lying on the ground and started filling it with other trash.  We always go for the plastic first, before … Continue reading

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Can You Spare Some Change?

When I was a teen, I remember driving with my dad past a shopping center that was being renovated on Powder Mill Rd. in Beltsville.  The old pizza place had changed ownership and the center had a different mix of tenants.  I … Continue reading

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TV bad. Books good.

Someone once told me that the difference between high SAT scores and low SAT scores is how much TV vs. reading a kid did growing up.  I grew up watching probably about 50 hours of TV per week and read … Continue reading

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