Joe Coulombe, founder of Trader Joe’s grocery chain, dies at 89 – The Washington Post

green peppers

Joe Coulombe envisioned a new generation of young grocery shoppers emerging in the 1960s, one that wanted healthy, tasty, high-quality food they could not find in most supermarkets and could not afford to buy in the few high-end gourmet outlets.

Source: Joe Coulombe, founder of Trader Joe’s grocery chain, dies at 89 – The Washington Post

When you see a new trail, or a footprint you do not know, follow it to the point of knowing.

foggy unknown path that leads to opportunity

-Uncheedah
Grandmother of
Ohiyesa

Ohiyesa or Charles Alexander Eastman, was a Santee Dakota physician educated at Boston University. He was also a writer and reformer who in the early 20th century, was “one of the most prolific authors and speakers on Sioux ethnohistory [2] and American Indian affairs.”

I love the quote in the title of this post because of its hidden wisdom; and the unique way in which it tips its cap to legacy. This idea that we all have the potential to affect each other in profound ways through simple acts of kindness, and a willingness to share insights gained through careful introspection and connection with our surroundings; and with all those who came before us, and in some ways still sit with us now.

-John