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Anyone Ever Watch “Secret Millionaire”?

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

I came in from mowing my yard Sunday evening, grabbed a beer, sat down, turned on the TV, scrolled through the channels, found “Secret Millionaire,” and decided to give it a try. This particular episode was about Jeff Usner, an “internet millionaire.” From what I could gather from the show, Jeff was a workaholic. He […]

Should the Federal Government Be Involved With Charity?

Monday, July 16th, 2012

I’m reading Burton Folsom, Jr.’s book, *. Very interesting! Why? Because all I ever remember hearing about FDR was how he moved the country out of the Great Depression. Everything I rememember hearing about FDR was positive. I hope to go into more detail about the book in the future but I wanted to share […]

A Little Tuesday Morning Inspiration from Tyler Perry

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

I saw this on Tyler Perry’s facebook page this morning and thought I’d share it with you. Hey everybody! This morning I woke and was so frustrated about all the stuff I’m dealing with, trying to get this studio open. I was about to open my mouth and start complaining when I remembered something that […]

What is Charity?

Monday, February 28th, 2011

I’ve been listening to the audiobook of Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism* by Arthur Brooks. The book came out several years ago but I’m just now taking the time to listen/read it. The purpose of the book was to look at charity (who gives and doesn’t give) in America based entirely […]

10 Ways You Can Give This Season (without spending a lot of money)

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

This Christmas Season my wife and I decided to forgo gifts for each other. We decided that we really don’t need anything. Instead, we are going to treat ourselves to a new mattress set sometime next year. We have been married over 17 years and have never had a good mattress. What we are doing […]

Wow!

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

What a guy…

Billionaires Who Have Taken the Giving Pledge

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Have you heard of The Giving Pledge? Bill Gates and Warren Buffett created the pledge in order to get wealthy individuals and families to give away half of their estates. Below is a list of those who have taken the pledge so far. As you can see, these are some wealthy people. I might have […]

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