iOS app Android app

Susan Gibbs

Entries by Susan Gibbs

Finding His Niche in the Nest Box

(7) Comments | Posted July 28, 2010 | 10:59 AM

Steve Snyder was worried. The Virginia small business owner had been hit hard by the recession. The owner of a construction company and a hardware store, he wrestled with how many of his 10 employees he might have to let go. Given the economy in rural central Virginia, he knew...

Read Post

I Am a Shepherd

(4) Comments | Posted July 16, 2010 | 10:30 AM

A few weeks ago, I went to a friend of a friend's birthday party in Washington D.C.. I didn't know anyone and ended up talking to a nice young man who had just been accepted to an Ivy League architecture school. He was excited and earnest, and eventually...

Read Post

Lambing Season

(2) Comments | Posted April 20, 2010 | 12:45 PM

Lambing season on a sheep farm is a wonderful and thoroughly exhausting time of year. Seeing new lambs being born is the closest thing I've ever seen to magic and watching one take it's first shaky steps on impossibly long legs ten minutes later is nothing short of a miracle....

Read Post

The True Cost of Cheap Cashmere

(19) Comments | Posted April 12, 2010 | 3:41 PM

For the past few weeks, my conscience and my business sense have been locked in mortal combat. Most days I think my conscience is winning, but then a trip to the mailbox or a phone call from my accountant comes in and my business sense rallies.

See, there is a...

Read Post