Andy’s Sailboat: A Love Story

Thought about Andy this morning. Your birthday has a way of pulling back some old memories. I miss him and the childhood memories.  Once more for you Andy!

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Sometimes it’s about finishing that really counts…

I grew up on a lake in Michigan.  Two doors down was a boyhood friend named Andy.  Andy and I were good friends growing up.  Andy and I were way different in many ways.  Andy was a tinkerer.  He always had a project that was in progress.  Maybe rebuilding a bike, a lawnmower or repairing the family camper.  Andy always had a project or two that was in progress.  His father was an engineer, and Andy had a mechanical mind that I am convinced was at least partially genetic.  His father also encouraged him to figure out how things really worked.  I remember visiting his house and helping him repair the oil burning furnace in his basement.  Now this is a 13 year old kid- yes with direction from Dad- repairing an oil furnace!  I admit, there was generally an excitement with…

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Joe Passkiewicz is a Management Consultant working in the construction industry and Lead Contributor of Leading By Serving, Leadership is for Everyone.

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