A Special Mother’s Day Story On August 12, 2006, I had the privilege of interviewing astronauts such as Buzz Aldrin, Bruce McCandless, Wally Schirra and more at a collectSpace event in San Antonio. There were other space related celebrities I talked with including James Drury (Classic TV’s The […]
Is there a ride you will not get on?
Our father was a natural junker. I started out at age five, living on the Southside of San Antonio, accompanying him on his junk routes. Years later, my sister Bobbi would join us. As I became busy with important things like Little League, sometimes she’d go solo with […]
Of all the roads we’ve taken, the journeys back to ourselves are the most magnificent. They are always there. You just have to decide when to take it.
. Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado was the first national park established to protect human created structures and history, including 5,000 archaeological sites and 600 cliff dwellings of the Ancestral Pueblo people. California’s Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is home to the largest living single-stem tree in the world, the giant […]
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When reading up on management, you can’t help but come across the name of Peter F. Drucker. He wrote 30+ books on the topic and his teachings are integrated deep within business practices many are familiar with today. Not only did he coin the term, “knowledge worker,” but […]
JackNotes Summary of Art of Getting Things Done by David Allen Chapter 1 — A New Practice for a New Reality With the societal shift to knowledge work, new behaviors and tools are required to successfully manage workflow. These behaviors and tools are incorporated into Allen’s methodology, the […]
My maternal grandmother, Ruby Floyd, first showed me a list of coincidences between U.S. presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy in early 1964. I was two weeks away from turning 8-years-old when Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963. The day before, my mother had signed me […]
With this Facebook post today I heard from our McCollum High School Speech & Drama teacher/sponsor. What a nice surprise from almost half a decade ago. April 16, 1972 April 16, 1973 1976 Met Elvis backstage & front row center seating 1977 article from Texas State University magazine […]
“A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren’t we like the wise old bird?” My maternal great-grandmother, Chickasaw-Choctaw Margaret Delitha Morgan taught me this wise owl quote in the early […]