Looking forward to returning to London one day

Today is too nice. It makes me want summer to be here already, even though I know it will be a long time until we are into the full heat of summer. Amarillo weather: cold and windy, then nice and sunny, maybe snow, maybe not. You just never can...

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Valentine's Day a time to rekindle, celebrate love

I just realized Valentine's day is nearly upon us. Time once again for that magical evening to rekindle and celebrate love. I remember when we lived in Virginia there was a restaurant called The Melting Pot. It was a fondue place where you cooked...

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One motivated American can still make a big difference

The American fighting spirit was on full display this week. I don’t mean in politics. Something more astonishing and important happened this week. A 35-year-old working on his computer in his basement challenged the status quo of the...

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Beach vacations are the stuff of family legends

When I was a kid, we always went to Padre Island for our summer vacation. I didn’t know it at the time, but I sure do know how hard it is for a small business owner to try and go on vacation. My dad had to close up shop for a week, pay the...

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