Posts Tagged ‘home’

Hunkered Down

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

With the east coast recovering from the overnight devastation of Hurricane Sandy, I have much compassion for residents’ plight. Prior to moving to Houston in 1998, I seldom thought about hurricanes. Since then we’ve dealt with three massive storms. In June 2000, Tropical Storm Allison stalled and dumped 35 inches of rain – flooding downtown […]

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Overnight Success

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Kathy and I had dinner two weeks ago at the home of a couple we’ve grown close to the past few years. At the end of a wonderful evening together that included intriguing conversation and a meal featuring delicious pork, our hostess asked if we would like to see her latest paintings. Chris is an […]

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Wonderful Memories

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Bob Jones. That’s an ordinary name. Google lists 10 million results. When I was a kid growing up in what is now the heart of the DFW Metroplex – it was country back in the 60’s and 70’s – one Bob Jones lived around the corner from our property. His wife Chris and he raised […]

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Reading Rainbow

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Driving home today from one of my ‘downtown clients’, I saw a rainbow in the sky. Most folks spend so much time searching for pots of gold (read: strategic initiatives, financial results, new products, higher compensation, more customers, nicer cars) that we forget to enjoy rainbows. They’re quite beautiful, of course… and made famous one […]

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Living ‘The Dance’

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Garth Brooks just signed a five-year contract to perform on weekends at the Wynn Encore in Las Vegas. Having retired in 2000 to spend more time with his three daughters, the top-selling solo artist of all-time is ready to return to the stage. “He’s been happy being at home attending every soccer game and knowing […]

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