As a business owner, mom and philanthropist, Kelly Emerine stays pretty busy and busy is how she likes it.
“I’m happy when I’m busy,” she said.
The 32-year-old grew up in Elizabethtown and graduated from Elizabethtown High School. She went to the University of Kentucky and earned a degree in English education. When she was a child, she was constantly changing what she wanted to do when she grew up. The president, a teacher, a professor — it was all on the list.
Goal setting is a powerful performance tool. It helps people stay on target for the things they want to accomplish. Goal setting helps people set higher goals, which push them to work harder and prioritize their energy for the attainment of the goals.
However, some goal setting can be just a paper exercise that someone has mandated. It might be at the new year or a boss might strongly suggest the types of goals employees should achieve during the upcoming year.
The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers of several seasonal scams. Whether you or your loved ones are vacationing or working a summer job, here’s a list of scenarios that warrant caution, according to the bureau.
The fresh fruits and vegetables of summer are at farmers markets and supermarkets and there are tricks to pick the best one. Overall, look for clean fruits and vegetables with no bruises or breaks in the skin, said Amy Aldenderfer, Hardin County extension agent for horticulture. Food also should be sold in clean one-time-use containers. And if it seems early for a particular fruit or vegetable to be available at a farmers market, ask the farmer where the food was grown.
The production of “The Secret Garden” in New Albany, Ind., has closed. During the planning and the performance of the musical, I got to experience up close another important part of theater performance. I paid special attention to the technical side of the production, which included the props and sets.