I’ve got a bit of a confession to make. I am horrible with remembering names. This is not a rare phenomenon, as many struggle with this same thing, but recently it has bothered me more so than usual.
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I am flying to NYC this evening to ride in the “Ride to Montauk” cycling event. Each person who has asked me about this trip is both intrigued and confused. They are interested in the fact that the ride is 108 miles long, but at the same time wondering why someone would CHOOSE to suffer on a bicycle for 6+ hours.
OK, so about a year ago, I decided to get into cycling. I was in NY/NJ visiting a friend, and he showed me the bike he had purchased that was meant to be “for bigger guys.” I was hooked, but just didn’t know it yet.
Two weeks ago, our local school bus driver decided to move on to another career. Although it was a great move for her, as she got the opportunity to do what she has always wanted to do, it was a BIG LOSS for us. Miss Kathy has always been an inspiration to me, personally, and she has no idea why.
This idea started after a conversation with a good friend of mine. This person is an MVP for his company. Most Valuable Player. He not only completes his job description with passion…he does more. Takes the next step. Thinks of things critically, and has the stones to take the risk of being on that proverbial limb by himself.
There have been so many articles written about Mariano Rivera’s pending retirement, that I won’t even try to say something new. It has all been written.
It had been a long, horrific week. Clients were upset and nervous, almost “panicky” as they saw a second straight month of negative returns on their bond portfolios. I hadn’t slept well all week, and my children behaved so poorly that we were offering them up for adoption. At the AA meeting. My poor wife…
Earlier this evening, my 7 year old daughter, Ava, was upset that she did not achieve her goal of reading at least 22 books this month.
Fair warning: this blog will take some time to read, but if you are willing, I think it will make you laugh at my expense.
Hello everyone!! To those of you who don’t know me, I am Matt’s assistant. I answer the phone, schedule appointments, and do paperwork, all that fun stuff. Recently, our department, along with Sharon Archie, the CFO of Family Trust FCU, went to San Diego for the LPL Financial national conference.