Art is making something out of nothing and selling it Frank Zappa I found this quote rather inspiring. There are so many different situations this can be applied to: food … Continue Reading Kansas a “Chip Off the Old Block” for Buechel Stone
Nothing lasts forever but the Earth and Sky. -Kansas If you were to ask most people from Wisconsin what’s from Kansas they’d likely give you the following three answers: 1.) … Continue Reading The Land of The Post Rock is an Unsung Hero in Natural Stone
Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard at it. Unknown There are a lot of decisions made in the course of a day at work, … Continue Reading Show me the Money!
The world belongs to the energetic. Ralph Waldo Emerson There are few things as fulfilling as seeing someone’s face when they get a check or bonus they earned. I’m not … Continue Reading Enhanced EMPLOYMENT Bonus
Luxury is a necessity that begins where necessity ends. Coco Chanel I get asked to do interviews from time to time, and I seldom turn them down. It’s not about … Continue Reading Luxury Marketing Council Podcast
You can’t just eat good food. You’ve got to talk about it too. Kurt Vonnegut Nikki and I just finished with an amazing salsa recipe we’ve been playing around with … Continue Reading Buechel’s “Make it Up as you Go” Salsa
“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” John Lubbock Since I was a kid, I loved growing up literally “in the quarry.” Riding Huffy bikes, jumping off … Continue Reading Nature’s Friend: The Local Quarry
“We can throw stones, complain about them, stumble on them, climb over them, or build with them.” William Aurthor Ward The funny thing about this quote was as a novice … Continue Reading Installing a Drystack Stone Wall
There’s more to masonry than meets the eye… but if it’s bad to the eye it’s probably going down hill fast on the rest of the details.
Get along while we canAlways give love the upper handPaint a wall, learn to danceCall your mom, buy a boatDrink a beer, sing a songMake a friend, can’t we all … Continue Reading The Good Stuff
A century is about events. A decade is about people. George Friedman When you say the words, “ten years,” it doesn’t seem like that big a deal. It’s just a … Continue Reading The Decade
Luxury is in each detail Hubert de Givenchy I never thought about stone as a luxury item when I was younger. I had a much more utilitarian view of it. … Continue Reading Luxury Stones… not just for Jewelry
Well I got me a fine wife I got me an ole fiddleWhen the sun’s comin’ up I got cakes on the griddleLife ain’t nothin’ but a funny funny riddleThank … Continue Reading Thank God I’m a Country Boy
A few months ago I had the opportunity to do a podcast with Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns on their show, “Under Your Roof and in Your Backyard.” These two … Continue Reading Under Your Roof and In Your Backyard
“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” Henry Ford Stone: natural; unique; organic; complicated? There are a lot of things … Continue Reading The Quest to Create #Rockstar Salespeople
The more social media has brought us together the more we are actually apart. Mike Buechel That’s right – I’m putting myself down as the one to quote that. This … Continue Reading Forty days and Forty nights of Face(less)book