You Were a Good Girl, Rosie!

I should have known better, wouldn’t you think? I was already outnumbered. Why would I willfully and intentionally let my opponents (my wife and two daughters) run up the score when daughter Abbey asked to get a puppy? Beginning in August 1992, Susan had me outnumbered 1-1. Then Abbey made it 2-1 in February 1997. […]

Debbie Moeller Joins the Mauer Law Firm

The Mauer Law Firm PC, formerly Zerger & Mauer, announces the addition of Debbie Moeller to the Kansas City, Mo-based firm. Debbie has represented medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers in mass tort litigation for over 25 years. She has earned recognition from Benchmark Litigation as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation for several […]

Dancing with Allie

Dear Allie, Allie and Darrin at the 2015 World Series Parade. “Do You Believe in Magic?” I do. (What I cannot believe is that you are 16 today. Where has the time gone?) Also, I cannot believe that I am one of those people who always wonders where the time has gone. When I wore a younger man’s clothes, I promised […]

‘Don’t Say I Didn’t Say I Didn’t Warn Ya About My Blank Space, Baby’

So while driving my daughter to school recently, I received an imaginary FaceTime call. We didn’t recognize the number, but I had my daughter answer it anyway. I couldn’t really see the face while driving, but the voice sounded familiar. “Nice to meet you. Where you been?” the voice asked. Again, I know that voice […]

Driving with Abbey

Dear Abbey, “How Do You Like Me Now?” The author and daughter, driving. You know, that Toby Keith tune really has nothing to do with anything. But that song means everything to me. It represents 17 years of some really great times that you and I have spent together in the car. More on that […]

What if they treated us like Disney ‘guests’ at the grocery store?

My family recently had the good fortune to cruise on the *Disney Fantasy for a relaxing family vacation. The Disney Fantasy * As a marketing professional, I’ve long been fascinated with the Disney Way. In fact, when Disney came to talk to my college communication class, I pretty much decided I wanted to go to […]

Peterson Manufacturing Debuts LED Forward Lighting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7” Round Headlamp Debuts as Replacement Vehicle Light in Summer 2013 GRANDVIEW, MO (July 2013) – Peterson has entered the exciting, rapidly developing LED forward lighting market with the introduction of a new USA designed, tooled and manufactured 7-inch round LED headlight. According to Steve Meagher, Peterson’s VP of Sales, it’s a decision […]

Peterson Recognized By Caterpillar for Supplier Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GRANDVIEW, MO (June 2013) – Peterson Manufacturing Company has been awarded Silver certification for 2012 through Caterpillar Inc.’s Supplier Quality Excellence Process. Caterpillar personnel visited Peterson’s corporate headquarters in Grandview, Missouri on April 9th to present the award. “Silver recognition proves what we’ve known for some time; Peterson’s people are never content with ‘good […]

DIT-MCO International Gets Social

In its over 60-year history, Kansas City based DIT-MCO International has seen many changes, evolving from the Drive-In Theater Manufacturing Company in 1948 to today specializing in wiring analyzers for cable testing, harness testing and other automated product testing solutions. DIT-MCO president Rick Thompson says that, “The people we have working for DIT-MCO are the greatest asset […]

R-O-M Corporation Acquires Fire Research Corporation

BELTON, MO / NESCONSET, NY — R-O-M Corporation (“R-O-M”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Fire Research Corporation (“FRC”).  FRC will become a subsidiary of R-O-M and maintain its presence in Nesconset, NY. FRC Founder Jack McLoughlin, along with his two other partners Toh Meng and Neocles Athanasiades will continue in their […]