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1872 CAFE

Entering through the heavy glass doors to the 1872 Café, I was hit with a sense of awe, for I was standing on hallowed land.  I realized that the building I was entering stood on ground of historic value, as it was where Susan B. Anthony cast her first illegal vote.  Continue reading


GREG POLISSENI…Getting To Be Himself Every Day and Doing The Things He Loves

If you ask people what makes a fulfilling life, you’ll often get a litany of bright and shiny ideas – fortune, popularity, travel, fancy cars, etc. Indeed, these days, we strive to have it all. But what happens when the shine begins to rust? If you ask Greg Polisseni, a man who has everything that most folks would define as markers of success, his parameters for living a fulfilled life are a little different – humble, even:

“It’s getting to be myself every day and do the things I love, surrounded by the people that love me. That’s what it’s all about.”
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TOM MALLOY The Man Behind The Smile

Tom Malloy walks up to me at Starbucks on a sunny day in Webster, NY and the first thing you notice is his handsome smile.

Although he’s a critically acclaimed actor, producer and screenwriter, his happiness is no act.  Tom is relaxed and genuinely joyful as he talks about his life, his career, and most importantly his kids.Continue reading


Talent and Skills Fueled By a Passion and Drive For Success

Hairdressing as an occupation dates back thousands of years. Ancient art drawings and paintings have been discovered depicting people working on another person’s hair. Greek writers Aristophanes and Homer both mention hairdressing in their writings. In Africa, it was believed in some cultures that a person’s spirit occupied his or her hair, giving hairdressers high status within these communities. The status of hairdressing encouraged many to develop their skills, and close relationships were built between hairdressers and their clients. Hours would be spent washing, combing, oiling, styling and ornamenting their hair.Continue reading