Marci Cornett

Someone tries to break into my home every day

Someone tries to break into my home every day

They don’t really. I just think they do. Frank laughs at me every time I jump from fright when mail (or more often junk) is shoved through our letterbox. You have to understand, I’ve spent most of my life in Kentucky where the mailbox was always unquestionably...

I couldn’t figure out why my polite offer made them grumpy with me

I couldn’t figure out why my polite offer made them grumpy with me

Just after I moved to Ireland I got a job in a cheese shop. A few weeks into the job, I noticed I was having the same confusing interaction with several different customers. It would occur just after I had prepared their cheese for them. …Slight pause here to say I...

It won’t always be a cake walk, but it’s worth showing up

It won’t always be a cake walk, but it’s worth showing up

We hear variations of this sentence a lot: “I had meant to do my social media updates, but the week was mad busy and I never got the chance.” We’ll admit, it’s not always from clients. Sometimes it’s one of us saying that sentence. Look, we know maintaining a presence...

Does this sort of question stress you as much as it does me?

Does this sort of question stress you as much as it does me?

I’m going to be very boring for a moment and ask, “Where did the time go?!” How is it we’re already more than halfway through 2020? Okay, that’s out of my system. I can continue with something valuable (fingers crossed)... Actually, one more thought about time...I...

What leftover soup can teach us about good marketing

What leftover soup can teach us about good marketing

I put the soup bowl in front of Frank and after a few bites, and a few “mmmm...goods”, he asked what we were eating.  Never one to be ashamed of leftovers, I told him it was the same as what we’d had the day before.  Then he asked if I had tailored the...

How rude! None of us like it when people do this, do we?

How rude! None of us like it when people do this, do we?

Don’t you just hate it when someone gets all uptight about grammar? Especially, YOUR grammar?  (My sister will roll her eyes if she sees this, she considers my grammar nerdism a…character flaw.) Yes, I’m a grammar enthusiast, but I try to keep my grammatical...