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Happy Thanksgiving!

Just want to write a quick note to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! After making some pumpkin pie and watching the parades, and the first few minutes of a horrible football game (aren’t all Thanksgiving games horrible…why is that?), I will going to my mom’s and hanging with her side of the family with Kia […]

Woodstock – 40th Anniversary Lessons

I stayed up late Friday night watching a documentary on the 40th anniversary of Woodstock (which unless you’ve been in a cave for the past few days – I’m sure you’ve heard about). It focused quite a bit on the promoters and what they went through to get Woodstock up and running and of course […]

Never, never, never give in!

This week I finished a sort of follow up book to Jim Collin’s Good to Great – it’s called How the Mighty Fall. In it Collins tries to track and pinpoint why some of the companies tracked in Good to Great fell so hard (Circuit City, Scott Paper, etc). He came up with 5 stages of decline. Here’s the thing […]

I am not participating in this recession…

I don’t follow Dave Ramsey much, but our church showed this promo video on Sunday and I was really struck by it. I do have a choice in what I do, and how I respond to financial situation all around me.   I hope you enjoy it…I am an American, and I am not participating […]

What are you selling?

So, I was watching American Idol with Kia (her favorite show I think), and I haven’t watched a whole lot this season. Past seasons, I’ve watched a lot more. It’s been tough to really get into it, because except for a few of them their either isn’t a lot of talent or personality – from […]

VeggieTales saga…

I just finished reading the biography of the creator of VeggieTales (direct to video animated kids series starring vegetables) and the founder of Big Idea – Phil Vischer. It was fascinating to me to read from several standpoints. First of all, Phil is a Christian and while the videos are not overtly, down your throat […]