The Pattern of Her Dreams: Maya Mori of Frankie & Coco PDX

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the idea of realizing your dreams. Assuming you have identified what they are, (to be honest, I’m still working on that part), realizing those dreams can feel exciting, satisfying, maybe even a little intimidating at times, and it’s not without struggle or sacrifice. It takes hard work, belief, support from … Continue reading The Pattern of Her Dreams: Maya Mori of Frankie & Coco PDX

Pouring Your Heart Into It: Chelsea Arvesen of Bridge Nine Candles

The Whole Ball of Wax According to the National Candle Association, candles illuminate 7 out of 10 households to add light, warmth, relieve stress and set the mood. Doesn’t it make you wonder what’s going on in those other 3 homes? The warm glow from candles has been used to light the way for the … Continue reading Pouring Your Heart Into It: Chelsea Arvesen of Bridge Nine Candles

Paul & Steve

Talking with Paul, entrepreneur and co-owner of Chill N Fill, I was reminded of a scene from the movie Office Space. Peter, the main character, after all the hilarity of the TPS reports and trashing of the office equipment, is happy. He is out in the fresh air doing what he wants to do. This … Continue reading Paul & Steve