Great Teamwork and Partnerships Are Sacred

Great Teamwork and Partnerships Are Sacred

My brothers & I grew up with our dad at his remodeling company called Levco Builders. By the time I was old enough, dad had several carpenters working for him. I was a willing participant in the team dynamic. Working with our hands I could see the fruits of our...
Gaining Perspective From Afar

Gaining Perspective From Afar

I was recently fortunate enough to be able to travel to Iceland. A beautiful Scandinavian country at 66Degrees north, that is 22 degrees North of Idaho and 7 time zones away from us too. Why Iceland you ask, well it’s a long story for another day. The homes are...
What Remodeling Means to Me

What Remodeling Means to Me

Tis the season for reflection and expressing gratitude. I recently saw a synopsis of what remodeling is all about: Service to Others, Value Creation, Attitude, and Goodwill. It was followed with a pointed question. What are you putting out there?  Whoa! The question...
Blood Sweat & Tears

Blood Sweat & Tears

I pulled off the trail to contemplate my progress, enjoy the view, and marvel at how far I’ve come. I realized that the group Blood, Sweat & Tears’ name is what I have invested, and their song “Hi-De-Ho” is an appropriate anthem for me. I...
Am I worthy of this kindness?

Am I worthy of this kindness?

As a care-giver, I was quick to show that I cared by giving a ridiculous amount of myself to those in need. It became theatrical; when I was in uniform, I was the caped crusader. I had a set of standing orders, powerful medications, lots of high-tech miniaturized...