Monthly Archives: December 2011

Celebrating a Blogiversary

One year ago today, I started this blog.  December 26 wasn’t an ideal launching date, as my household (like so many others) was recovering from the previous day’s holiday gluttony.  But “start a blog” had been on my to-do list for 2010 – which was about … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Gives Clients the Memory of a Lifetime

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs Jennifer Campbell isn’t a doctor, nurse, firefighter or an EMT.  She isn’t a lifeguard, either.  But there’s no doubt that she’s a lifesaver.  Her story gives the term an entirely new meaning. Campbell, 58, … Continue reading

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Business is Cooking for Cupcake Entrepreneur

Since opening Cupcake Girls Dessert Company two years ago, 47-year-old Keri Bonner has seen her Florida business take off more than she ever expected.  In an interview with jacksonville.com’s Drew Dixon, Bonner talks about why she started a cupcake company, the difficulties … Continue reading

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Bill Gates’ Latest Endeavor

Since leaving Microsoft, Bill Gates has concentrated on philanthropy and advocating on public health, education and clean energy issues.  Now, he’s in discussions with China about a new initiative:  the joint development of a new type of nuclear reactor that can run on depleted uranium. … Continue reading

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Who Would Start a Business in this Economy?

Chuck Mooty and his cousin, Paul Mooty, that’s who. The cousins, both 51, began producing blankets in September at Minnesota’s Faribault Woolen Mill, which had been closed for two years. They now have about 35 employees and hope to have 100 next … Continue reading

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