Humility – Leadership’s Missing Link

When you exalt yourself, people tend to want to humble you.  When you humble yourself, people tend to want to exalt you. I learned on my Granny’s front porch, from the Southern Baptist ministers and Sunday school teachers who visited there, that so … [Read more...]

Vacuum What?

While it is not unheard of in our abode to skip a week, maybe a week and a half, okay two weeks, of vacuuming the carpet, what has been unheard of, up until the other day, is using the vacuum outside on the… Well let me start at the b … [Read more...]

Rustic Upside-Down Apple Tart

Rustic Upside-Down Apple Tart (Good especially in the Fall) (Makes 8 to 10 servings) Ingredients: 1 cup cold butter, diced 2 cups all-purpose flour Pinch of salt 1¾ cups sugar, divided ½ cup ice-cold water 3 lbs small Granny Smith apples, p … [Read more...]

Restore U.S. Manufacturing

Today we begin building our “People’s Platform” starting with our number 1 priority...restoring U.S. manufacturing to its once dominant position in the world. President Roosevelt converted a powerful U.S. manufacturing behemoth into what he called … [Read more...]

Tesla Motors tax deal fails on principle and economic viability

The deal the governor and the state Legislature cut with Tesla Motors to lure its proposed $5 billion lithium-ion battery plant to Nevada trammels the fundamental principles on which this nation was founded and is economically naïve. The deal … [Read more...]

This week in History Sept. 18

September 1909 Flood cuts through Beaver Dam, Littlefield and Mesquite. September 1928 Edgar Miner became superintendent. Was very aggressive in raising funds for the district. 1964 Water Rates .30 per 1,000 gallons. 1964 Main Agricultural … [Read more...]

Government by the People

Throughout the country there is a deep and growing dissatisfaction with government, particularly at the federal level. Crises go unanswered, policy is adrift and the economy is shaky. The president is either fundraising or playing golf. The Congress … [Read more...]

Benghazi – What difference does it make?

Benghazi is where the heroes died and afterwards the cowards lied. What a terrible mark on the American record. This week a new book “13 Hours” came out telling the story of the contractors on the ground who fought during the attack. This is the fir … [Read more...]

Promoting Positive Music in Life

Music is therapeutic, in fact it is even promoted at www.cancer.org  …>Mind, Body, and Spirit; enhancing the quality of patients while healing, not to mention that it is truly a stress reliever. Choosing music you enjoy and trying even new genres o … [Read more...]

Thanks For Asking…

The people who want to hear about your medical aches and pains are few and far between.  This is an important thing to remember when you are asked, “How are you?” Unless of course it is your doctor asking the question.  But in reality, “How are you?”, … [Read more...]