My dad is 74. And he just officially retired after 46 years with the same company. Quite an accomplishment. My dad was a valuable employee, working ten to twelve hour days Monday through Friday. He was on the phone and computer a lot – counseling clients about how to wisely manage their money while … [Read more...] about No Retirement Needed Here
Help! The holidays are fast approaching and I’m frozen in apprehension. All those advertisers have me shaking in my boots. From Sears “Holiday Best Sale” to Macy’s “Perfect Gift Sale” – I am overwhelmed just thinking about all that I should be doing to get ready for Christmas. I was watching … [Read more...] about Sharing Secrets for Christmas Sanity
The Davis girls lost a friend this week. His show name was My Buddy and he was a sweet, gentle quarter horse that taught me and my two daughters how to ride. A handsome bay with a white star and one white sock – he had a kind, intelligent expression that matched his endearing personality. I … [Read more...] about Missing My Buddy
Last Friday evening, I attended a fiftieth wedding anniversary celebration. It was pretty special. The dinner was held at The Headliners restaurant in a high rise in downtown Austin. The night was clear so the view was spectacular. The meal was outstanding and the company was customary of such … [Read more...] about The Sweet Song of Friendship
“A lot of people struggle …” That’s what my son, Will, told a reporter last week while being interviewed at Baylor University. Will is a junior at Baylor. He works at the student center’s rock wall to help with expenses. “The Rock” stands fify two feet tall and is the largest freestanding rock wall … [Read more...] about "A lot of people struggle …"