Tuesday, March 20, 2012


This April will makr our 1 year anniversary! Wow 1 year has already passed us by, and did it ever go quick. This time last year we were still in negotations, and we were coming down to the wire about whether or not we would even be able to take over the shop. All I can say is I am glad it was in the Lord's plan, because I couldn't be more proud of my brother Patrick and the guys who run the shop, Colin, Scott, Jorge, Cliff and Trevor.

Our goal was give our employees the chance to be great, and then do honest work, and then hope that people would recognize what that meant. And how they should be treated like a valued individual. And our formula, if you even want to call it that is working. I guess you could call it the Golden Rule... funny it seems to work...

Thanks to everyone for helping make this a great year!

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Potty Training

What does potty training have to do with running a auto shop, nothing. I am just proud of my oldest daughter and wanted to brag on her and my wife. My wife said she was going to potty train our 2 1/2 year old and here we are on the verge of a major break through! My daughter, Kylie, has now gone for several days in her big girl pants without any accidents, and I couldn't be more proud. The things we take for granted... I get about one phone call a day from my wife and daughter telling me of her adventures on the toilet. Kylie BEAMS with excitement through the phone, and after I tell her how proud I am of her she says "Mommy and Daddy are proud of me, thank you very much!"

The lord blessed me with 2 daughters that I know eventually will break my heart, but for now I will enjoy every minute of the love they give me! They say parenting changes you, and I say no it doesn't, it just changes the way you look at things.