Where has the time gone, Chamberverse? It's already October; leaves are falling and making a riot of colors outside my office window. It snowed up on the mountain passes already, meaning travel (and the pace of life/work) will slow a bit. The days are shorter, and the festivities of the holidays will be here before I can blink.
I often think of fall as a time for reflecting back on the busy-ness of the year, and since I joined the Chamberverse, it's also a time when I get ready to knock out our "At a Glance" infographic. I'll post that for you in the next message, since I just started thinking about it. But it has been quite a year!
Like rapid gun fire, her fingers fly across the keys of her computer’s keyboard, a mad dash to create the perfect, to the gut, 140 character message. Never missing a beat, her fingers curl around her coffee cup and she takes a swig, a gleam in her eye as she turns her attention to Facebook.
Perhaps you’ve got an image of this madcap social media mafia boss in your head. Likely, you’ve envisioned a Millennial, one of those young, misunderstood youths of today who grew up on Twitter feeds and Facebook walls. Heck, in this day and age, this keyboard virtuoso could be your five year old cousin. But you’d be wrong.
Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Part Five of Five (The Recap)
The sky is falling, the sky is falling! Okay not really. But how weird is this eclipse business going to be? I mean, let's think about it...
Moon: "Hey Sun, you're in the way."
Sun: "Um, noooo....it's my turn to play with the sky. You're supposed to be asleep."
Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Part Four of Five
We're almost at the finish line, Chamber-verse. The eclipse is only a couple short weeks away. Are you ready!? Let's see...here are a couple of checklists to make sure you're on top of things.
Watching the Eclipse from home:
- Complete all shopping the week before
- Have drinking water (just in case)
- Vehicles filled with gas the week before
- Prescriptions picked up
- Grocery shopping completed the week before
- Pets/livestock have a safe place
- Eclipse glasses on hand
Business Eclipse Checklist:
Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Part Three of Five
I know what you're thinking, Chamber-verse. This, again?!
Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Part Two of Five
To recap our last conversation (super one-sided, I might add!) the TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN is happening on August 21st, 2017. I may have mentioned it in passing, I dunno. But I seem to recall thinking out loud, "What a terrific opportunity for local businesses to make some serious cashola, given that about a million people are coming through here to see this phenomenon." You know, because of the path of totality.
Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Part One of Five
Maybe you’ve heard of the small event known as the TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN happening on August 21st, 2017 but if you haven’t…well, there’s going to be an eclipse on August 21st this year. Why is that important? Here are a couple of statistics and factoids to help you grasp the bigger picture:
Hello Chamberverse! It's been a little while since our beloved web comic has made an appearance (I know...I should let other people tell me if it's beloved or not). So here, for your viewing pleasure and to tie in with our upcoming Hula Palooza Putting Challenge (where you should totally come see me make a fool of myself), I give you...
Hello Chamber-verse! Today we have a guest blogger, offering up some truth and wisdom about small businesses in Klamath. May is National Small Business Month, did you know that? I didn't either but I should have. So check this out: if your business wasn't in this article, give yourself a shoutout in the comments! We want to hear from you, business owners...which of these tips helped you the most? Let us know!
Okay, take it away Beth!