The P.A.

A weekly address from Patrick Adams,
President of St. Louis Community Credit Union

Drive-Thru Experience A Dark Tale Of Holiday Spending

On December 27th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by

Ho, Ho, Holy Cow!  What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on out there?  Has shopping become some sort of extreme sport?  Folks running over one another for a pair of retro Nike Jordans is crazy.  The madness must stop!


It’s Truly Better To Give Than To Receive

On December 19th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by

My kids are grown.  During their teen years, they started getting cash for Christmas because for years Santa would bring them the wrong color sweater or the wrong Nike shoe.  They would show something less than gratitude over Santa’s mishap(s) and, as a result, Santa would grin and bear it and call us later that night to discuss his frustration.  I bet other parents have experienced this phenomenon associated with the teenage years.


Shouldn’t The Rules Apply To Everyone?

On December 12th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by

Alec Baldwin is not bigger than the system.  Yes, we have some inane rules when we fly, but they are rules nevertheless.  We have rules in all walks of life.  Some silly and nonsensical, but it is what it is.  We observe them because in a civil society it is what you do – you act civil.


Catching Up On Some Ugly News

On December 5th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by

I had some “catch-up” work to do over the weekend.  My reading stack started to get a little unruly.  My wife wanted to know what the end goal was – keep stacking until we reached a point where we were the subject of Reality TV?  I’m pretty sure that was her way of saying “get busy.”