Where Does The Time Go?

Posted by on May 3, 2018 in

Where does the time go? I have been reflecting a lot on my time here in our family business….. 42 years of my life.  My brother Kevin and I are third generation owners of Ross Insurance.  Since 1925 this business has been a part of the Holyoke community, its fabric woven throughout this great city.  My Dad purchased the agency from his Dad, and we purchased the agency from my Dad in 1990. Working in a family business is a treat not many get to experience. Some folks say...

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A New Perspective

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in ,

A New Perspective

There is a person I know who never seems to have a negative attitude about anything.  Trust me, if anyone could have one and have it be justified it would be this person. Their life hasn’t been easy or fair a lot of the time.  Even through all the hard and trying times her attitude remained positive. In comparison I seem to complain a lot! I never thought of myself as a complainer until a few months ago.  I was sitting with my friend and was going on and on about how...

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Dealing with Falling Leaves

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in , , ,

Dealing with Falling Leaves

So many people love this time of the year. The weather starts getting a little cooler and crisper.  Sweaters come out, pumpkin spice flavor is added to everything, and apple crisp is ready to be eaten.  One of the things that this season has that is a favorite of a lot of people is foliage.  A good drive to see the leaves changing, or hike to the top of a mountain to look out and see the beauty of the valley all bright and beautiful with changing color leaves.  While they...

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Vacation!!!

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017 in

Vacation!!!

Summer is known for a lot of different things!  Warm weather, pop up thunder showers, ice cream and so many other things!  One thing that most people all do during the summer, is go on vacation.  Whether you are going to the beach, the lake or flying to see family, summer is a popular time to go away and relax.  Kids are out of school and it couldn’t be a more perfect time to pack up and hit the road.  We know it…..and so do burglars. Here are a few tips to make...

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Why Shriners?

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 in ,

Why Shriners?

One of the most amazing feelings on this earth, for most people, is the feeling you have at the birth of your child.  A new feeling of love like you have never experienced and a fierce protection.  “No you may not hold my child until you have sanitized your entire body…….twice.”  It is what we do.  We protect. What if there was something that you couldn’t protect them from?  Something all the hand sanitizer in the world couldn’t combat. ...

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What We Do Isn’t Who We Are.

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in

What We Do Isn’t Who We Are.

You hear it all the time, the sounds of people announcing themselves.  ” I am a doctor” “I am a salesperson”  “I am a teacher”  I always shake my head when I hear that.  It is like their entire identity has become what they do.  They heal, they sell, and they teach, but that is what they do….not who they are.  That is what I want to talk to you about today. Please, don’t confuse what we do here at Ross Insurance Agency, for...

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