Tag Archives: Family

The Stuff We Accumulate

I love going to auctions. You’ve probably already figured that out. The old fashioned country farm auctions are my favorites. Everything is lined up on tables and wagons or spread out on the ground. There’s usually a lot of antique … Continue reading

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The Best Use of Your Time

In the 1960s a Senate committee predicted that by 2000 we would have a 14-hour workweek. Some people were concerned that people would become bored with all the leisure time they would have due to the various labor saving devices … Continue reading

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Nonessential Employees

As the government shutdown continues the news media focuses a great deal on those workers who have been laid off without pay and those who are required to work during the shutdown without pay. The number of such employees, according … Continue reading

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A little extra effort

I recently read an interesting little book called 212 The Extra Degree: Extraordinary Results Begin with One Small Change┬áby Sam Parker and Mac Anderson. I was attracted to the book by a statement on the back cover: “At 211┬░, water … Continue reading

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What are you willing to give up to succeed?

The most successful leaders are true servant leaders. These are the people who recognize the key to their success will be found in those who work for them. If someone wants people who are committed to the task and focused … Continue reading

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Closing out the year

This past Tuesday night I had my last auction for 2018. We had a good turnout and an excellent sale. Now it’s time to enjoy the Christmas season and spend time with family and friends. It’s also a time to … Continue reading

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I’m very thankful

My post the day before Thanksgiving encouraged my readers to take time to think about things for which they are thankful. I took my advice and saw once again how blessed I am. I’m thankful for being raised at the … Continue reading

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