Author Archives: Tom Piper

Let Your Children Go (to College)

I was born in the last year of the Baby Boom Generation, or the First Year of Generation X, depending on whose culture yardstick you go by. Thus, I was at the tail end of the first generation in American … Continue reading

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“You can judge a man’s true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.” -Paul McCartney

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People Want the Story

They want the hero, the villain, the boy who meets girl, the girl who meets girl, the love, the loss, the hurt, the pain, the twists, the turns, the ups, the downs, the happy ending, the moral, the lesson, the … Continue reading

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Food Truck Your Brand

Every Friday night in the summer, where I live in Burlington, VT, it is Food Truck Friday. Some twenty trucks gather in a too-small parking area behind some cafes, and a madhouse ensues. This is happening in every city in … Continue reading

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Tom’s Utterly Incredible Egg Sandwich

Ingredients: 2 slices bacon Ciabatta roll 1 slice cheddar cheese 2 Nellie’s Cage Free Eggs, lightly beaten Directions: Preheat broiler. Fry the bacon in a skillet or in the oven. Slice the ciabatta roll in half and dip both sides … Continue reading

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Good to Be Green

I’m an environmentalist. But like all modern Americans, it’s easier to preach than really practice. I drive a hi-mileage car, but wish I drove a Porsche. I yell at the kids to turn off lights, but we have a 50 … Continue reading

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Get the Playbook

My book on the cutthroat world of youth sports is now available here! (or here if you’re a Kindle kind of guy or gal) I strongly recommend/insist that you buy this book for everyone you know to help them navigate through this … Continue reading

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