Recently, I was winding my way through the plains of Kansas. The radio was on the only station that would hold the weak signal from a tower somewhere far, far away. While the Bible tells me that man has dominion over the land, animals and all the creepy, crawly things of lesser stature, I must admit that I felt quite insignificant – as I was but a speck on the vastness of the rolling hills that surrounded me.
Hmmmmmm #1…Remember, “critical thought” is required to manage your financial affairs to an optimum level of success. Start with defining priority as it relates to your spending of money. Know the difference between 1) what you want; 2) what you need and 3) what is an absolute necessity. Then make your decisions accordingly. By the way, put “saving for a rainy day” somewhere between “what you need and an absolute necessity.”
For me, the biggest difference between how we came to love the movies in the good old days (last week) and the new 3-D phenomenon is a bout of nausea. I can’t do it. I’m old fashioned in my consumption of film: 2-D is just fine with me.
Adding a “dimension” is in line with the world in which we live. I remember when the most popular “application” for the phone was to call someone. Heck, I remember when we didn’t say “application.” A mobile phone when I grew up was a wall phone with a really long cord!
It must be spring. Baseball’s opening day is upon us. The Final Four is now down to two. Pastels are showing up in peoples’ wardrobes. Car washes are packed. I’m sneezing my brains out. It is daylight to well after 7:00 p.m. Trees, bushes and flowers are blooming and the Bradford Pear trees (while beautiful in their white bloom) stink something awful. ‘Tis springtime in St. Louis. Alleluia!