In a year where we have been at odds with our best friends and, in some cases, family members, please take the United States Thanksgiving holiday weekend to set aside any differences and come together as friends, colleagues, and ,of course, family members.

momanddad-croppedI am grateful this year for so many things in both my business and my personal life. Even through the trials and tribulations that have transpired, I am keeping my head held high and give thanks for so much in my life.
In a few weeks I will turn the ripe age of 59. I recently went back and figured out where I was in my life when my father was 59. You may know that, at the age of 2, I was adopted and those who I called my parents were significantly older so, when my Dad was 59, I was just 18 years old and headed off to Ohio University that fall for my freshman year of college. My father was very successful and I remember was how I wanted to make both my Mom and Dad happy and proud.

There is not a day that goes by when I do not thank them for the life they gave me and for NEVER letting me think that, because I was adopted, it did not mean I was not their child. Especially with a birthday right before Christmas. They made me feel special every day and I am so grateful for having them in my life.
So, regardless of how your year has been, be sure to think back on something that you are grateful for and share it with someone. If you would like to share it with me, feel free to post it on Twitter and mention @TeamsRock or on Facebook at

I hope the next few weeks are amazing for you and your family. Please do not be a stranger; give me a call and just say “Hi” anytime you want. Remember that good days are truly for the average person. So, this holiday season, I hope yours is ‘We-Markable’