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
Yes I love good cold beerand mustard on my fries.I love a good loud honky tonkthat rocks on Friday night.And hell yes I love my truckbut I want you to … Continue Reading Love your love the Most
Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. Theodore Roosevelt Life Coach noun – a person who counsels and encourages clients on matters having to … Continue Reading Family Business – the original life coach…
If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win. Carl Lewis Recently, I sat in on one of the sales meetings to discuss some company initiatives … Continue Reading Shining Confidence or Stinking Arrogance?
Great things in business are never done by one person. They are done by a team of people. Steve Jobs. Last month the management team at Buechel Stone met to … Continue Reading Core Values: Why we Care
Ain’t nothin’ ’bout it luck, there’s somethin’ ’bout a truck. – Kip Moore It’s just an old beat up truck some say that I should trade up now that I … Continue Reading There’s something ’bout a Truck