The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence

A few nights ago, I was at home without the TV on, no music playing, and not reading anything. One could say I was doing nothing.

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Game Time

Game Time

Over the past few weeks, I have taken Francis to a preseason football game and basketball game.

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Life Events

Life Events

There are a few events in life which you will always remember. Births, deaths, and marriages are just a few examples.

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Going for the Gold

Going for the Gold

Over the past few weeks, my family has been watching the Olympics nightly. Starting with swimming and continuing into track and field with the occasional skateboarding…

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A Fireworks Show

A Fireworks Show

This past Sunday, like many Americans, my family celebrated the 4th of July. It was a day filled with food and fun with fireworks capping off a great day.

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Short Memories

Short Memories

As I shared with you several months ago, my sister, Elissa, welcomed her first child in January. This past weekend Elissa and her son, Kai, came to Phoenix for a visit.

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The Importance of Family Governance

The Importance of Family Governance

The old saying “Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations” means family wealth that’s built by the first generation is eroded or even destroyed by the third generation.

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Don’t Leap Before You Look

Don’t Leap Before You Look

When people are confronted with adversity, opportunity or both, they often react quickly—with the intention of dealing with the situation rapidly and moving forward.

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