Holly O'Driscoll

A Journalist's Perspecitve on Reno – Lifestyle, Business, Family

Category Archives: Growing

Lunch Bunch Food Fight

Finally — and long overdue — school lunches are morphing into meals I might actually let my children eat.  Too bad it didn’t happen while they were actually in public schools.  The … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Flying Solo — What an Accomplishment

Conquering the world, one step at a time. The guy in this photo stubbed his toe many times growing up. He tested rules, tested himself, he tested me! Eventually he … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Creating new jobs, better jobs, in Reno.

NCET – I’ve already benefited from becoming a member of NCET (the Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology) Wednesday night NCET hosted a “get to know a local business” at … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

If you really want something, ….

I found this quote … which goes back to motivation:   “If you really want something, you can figure out how to make it happen”  — Cher This is true … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

What a Difference a Year Makes

Last year the three apple trees in our yard produced more than a ton of apples. Literally more than 2,000 pounds — and those were the ones the birds didn’t … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Having it all … depends on what “all” means

Interesting all the commentary — supportive and outraged — swirling now that Anne-Marie Slaughter chose family over power. Slaughter left her high-level State Department job to return to her (mere) … Continue reading

June 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

VizKinect’s eye-tracking system changes advertizing game

Incorporated on Sept. 17, 2011, VizKinect’s cutting-edge biometric eye-tracking system is set to VizKinect founder Norm Smith (right) and COO Ron Nichols flank the development team of Mbinya Ndonye, Bailey … Continue reading

June 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Reno Rebuild invests in downtown

Founded in April by childhood friends who are now local business owners, Reno Rebuild Project captures a portion of every dollar spent at certain local restaurants and puts it into … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lessons in Parenting — number 452

One of the toughest things for a parent to do is to sit on the sidelines during tough events in an offspring’s life. Growing through challenges and disappointments is part … Continue reading

June 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Being part of the Conversation

Everyone has a role to play in bringing Nevada out of the economic doldrums — whether as a consumer, a business owner, an entrepreneur or an investor.  Changing the perception … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · 1 Comment
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