I finished the book, The Coach’s Widow by Alexis Pacheco in just a few days. I couldn’t put it down. It’s not just about the passing of her late husband Coach Mac but about her life and her story. From the first chapter you can feel what Alexis is feeling. The way it’s written is as if you are there in the room with her.
Sam Walton came from a poor farming family in Oklahoma and worked his way to becoming the wealthiest man in Arkansas and the head of what became the largest company in the world. He charmed customers but was very competitive. He realized early in his career that a combination of customer service and underselling competitors would bring in customers and profits where few other retailers would dare. Though already a successful businessman by age 44 in 1962, he put everything he had into an entirely new type of store, creating the first Wal-Mart.
It is still a misunderstood part of our democratic election process. It ranks up there with the Electoral College and the Three Branches of our government of which people seem to be increasingly less knowledgeable. This week will be the Primaries.
“If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong,” declared President Abraham Lincoln in a letter in 1864. Lincoln had played a delicate balancing act over the issue in the midst
It is time once again to vote. There are 18 candidates on the Democrat Primary ballot. There are two judge positions with 2 candidates each. (The judges are on all