In February 2013 the Mister and I ran off for a quick weekend in Charleston. It was rainy and cold most of the time, so we didn't get a chance to walk around very much, but we did take a turn through the visitor's center and then headed across the street to The Charleston Museum. The museum … [Read more...]
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I believe making goals, creating a plan to meet those goals, and pursuing the plan is a worthy endeavor. It takes hard work and determination. It includes taking the time to give each move careful consideration and changing course when necessary. Unfortunately, we often get impatient. We get weary … [Read more...]
A few years ago, I woke one morning realizing I had a few things to do that did not have anything to do with any of work goals. The long list included making appointments for others, finding paperwork for others, washing clothes for others, and planning a couple of projects I needed to finish for … [Read more...]
In 1885 an old sporting man sat a table in the corner of a New Orleans bar holding court telling tales of his better days before the Civil War when he spent most of his time gambling in New Orleans. During a lull between the tales when the laughter had stopped, the old man got a serious look on … [Read more...]