Family Index

Family Index

How do you know when your investment returns are good enough? What should be your benchmark for comparison? Your neighbor? Perhaps the brother-in-law who says he made a whopping 30% in one week buying stock in this new technology company that’s putting their heart...
The Three C’s of Friendship

The Three C’s of Friendship

A New Year is a natural boundary between your past and your future.  It begs new questions, new paradigms, and even a new relationship with how you spend your time.  No matter your age or stage of life, the New Year can represent a trigger to press your habits into...
When The Kids Come Home

When The Kids Come Home

  It dawned on me the other day, as I was thinking about our Tenants, that many of them, because of this current pandemic, have children who are young adults that would otherwise be away at school, but are now back home taking online classes and eating out of mom...
It’s Time To Wake Up!

It’s Time To Wake Up!

Some people live their entire life asleep.  by Sanford Coggins Though perhaps they are unaware of this, they are not fully alive.  They are not trained to open their eyes to see what’s around them; to be aware of what’s going on inside them.  I heard Tony De Mello say...
Don’t Wait – Take Action Now!

Don’t Wait – Take Action Now!

Two weeks ago, I took my sons on a white-water rafting trip with a group of 11 other men down the Rogue River, just outside of Medford Oregon. On Saturday, we encountered the renowned level IV Blossom Bar rapid, known as “the most expensive rapid in the US“. Though...
What’s The Point of Having Your Cake If You Can’t Eat It?

What’s The Point of Having Your Cake If You Can’t Eat It?

“What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.” -Mark Twain Have you ever heard the phrase “You can’t have your cake and eat it too”? An expression oft-repeated and accepted as true by those...