No matter the prominence we have in the community, we all have an opportunity to be a role model or a mentor to someone.
Something I have learned throughout the course of my life — first when working in a day care as a senior in high school and now that I work with older children and teenagers — is that there is always someone watching us to see how we react to what the world hands us.
From the arrest page in the Ruston Daily Leader to the front page “hoorah’s” for local dignitaries, all of those people know someone who looks up to them.
What can I say? My brain is fried, I do believe. The temperature today in Dallas was 110 degrees. It could get as low as 106 by Sunday, the weatherman predicts. Really?
I was in Little Rock four nights and three days this past week. I went with granddaughter Susan to see my new, and first, great-great granddaughter, Madisyn Brooke Bowman, great-granddaughter Amanda’s new baby.
In spite of the continued woes of the economy, small business owners are showing increased optimism about the next 12 months, according to a recent Wells Fargo / Gallup Small Business Index survey. However, despite their generally sunny outlook, many of them are still concerned they won’t have enough money to retire, or may have to retire later in life.