Let There be Light: Creating a Small Business Against All Odds


A business of your own—a dream, a nightmare, a wild ride through financing, construction, employees, regulations, frustration, and ultimate success—awaits those who dare to try to create something from nothing.

This thoroughly enjoyable and infinitely amusing book is about love, friendship, perseverance, and two people who had no business opening a business…but did exactly that.

Sunkisst Tans existed for six years. The business started at the height of a recession, survived the 100-year flood of 2010, battled the World Health Organization and their minions, fought oppressive taxation, and nearly killed the married couple who owned the place a number of times in a number of ways. Yet somehow, they kept it all together.

The only thing worse than keeping a small business afloat is never knowing if you have what it takes to pull it off. There is only one way to find out: close your eyes, take a deep breath, count to three, and then jump right in!