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Memorial Day Tribute

On this day we celebrate and give thanks to the men and women who gave their lives on behalf of freedom and liberty.   They also gave up their dreams, aspirations, and futures. But that is what makes them Heroes.  Not only heroes but also shining examples of commitment to an ideal. On this day of… Continue reading Memorial Day Tribute

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The Baccalaureate Speech I Would Give

As I type this post I am preparing to listen to the keynote speaker at my only daughter’s Baccalaureate Service.  As I wait for services to begin, I find myself wondering – if I only had a few minutes (less than 15 minutes), what would I say to the Graduates of this High School.  My… Continue reading The Baccalaureate Speech I Would Give

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Millionaire Next Door: Chapter One

“Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself – and be lenient to everyone else.”- Henry Ward Beecher Happy Millionaire Monday!  Have you learned anything new about yourself during last week’s questions for self analysis?  I certainly have. … Continue reading Millionaire Next Door: Chapter One

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Motivation For the Week

Most people, or maybe just me, dread the beginning of the work week.  I am one of those people that enjoy working on Fridays but abhor working on Mondays.  There was a time when I knew Mondays as Meetings Day but it seems that my schedule has left Mondays wide open for me to pursue… Continue reading Motivation For the Week

Recommendation of the Month

Millionaire Monday Part 1

Welcome to Millionaire Monday.   My weekly post regarding May’s Recommendation of The Month, The Millionaire Next Door. I wanted to do a quick recap as to why this book resonates with me.  Oftentimes I have heard myself and others say, if only I had the money I could….  This statement indicates that I am allowing… Continue reading Millionaire Monday Part 1

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Happy Mother’s Day

To each and every mother, I say Happy Mother’s Day.   A mother is a person who provides unconditional love, time and attention to a child (children).  A mother is not defined by genetics alone, it is defined by action and choice.  So to all who chose to be moms and perform motherly activities each day,… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day

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Recommendation of the Month: The Millionaire Next Door

Happy May! One of the reasons I started this blog was to encourage others to pursue avenues by which to live their dreams.  Last month, my brother in law casually mentioned a book he began reading as part of a team building exercise at work.  He mentioned that he found the book interesting enough that… Continue reading Recommendation of the Month: The Millionaire Next Door