Jul 22, 2019
posted by: Allison West
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Last summer I wrote that I’m a “real book” reader. And I still am.


Ok, I’ll confess. I started reading on a tablet last year. But only because my husband got tired of watching me squint my way through a book on my smartphone and bought me one.

It’s just so darn easy. As soon as I’m done with one book…

Jul 28, 2018
posted by: Allison West

I like the word ingenuity. It’s uplifting and positive in its pronunciation and meaning. The Oxford English dictionary defines ingenuity as “the quality of being clever, original and inventive, often in the process of applying ideas to solve problems or meet challenges.”

Hand in hand with ingenuity is innovation. Innovators are often…

Jul 6, 2018
posted by: Allison West

When the subject of plastics comes up in a conversation, I can’t help but remember a few lines from the iconic 1967 coming-of-age film, The Graduate. Benjamin Braddock, the new college graduate, is getting some career advice from a family friend, Mr. Maguire. He states…