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September 14th, 2021|

This past week on our trip to southwest Georgia, we visited Andersonville, GA, and the remains of the infamous Andersonville Prison, also known as Camp Sumter. When we drove into Andersonville, we were struck by the obelisk in the middle of Main Street erected in memory of Capt. Henry Wirz.

The Ripple Effect Volume XIII

September 7th, 2021|

Being an instructor of the Sales Course required about the same amount of time I’d devoted to being an Instructor’s Assistant. My routine didn’t change much either. I continued selling the Sales Course during the day and teaching it in the evenings.

The Ripple Effect Volume XII

August 31st, 2021|

In addition to a full work week, I was studying on the weekends preparing to attend the Sales Course Instructor Training Conference. I was required to memorize 36 human relations principles, dozens of term definitions.

The Ripple Effect Volume XI: Take the First Step

August 24th, 2021|

Lean forward and keep moving

(continued from The Ripple Effect Volume X, Issue 856 July 27, 2021…)

Dick said my Sales Course™ territory was everything south of 6 Mile and […]

EXPLORING GEORGIA: Listen to the Music

August 17th, 2021|

Earlier today, I got an overdue haircut. First question as I climbed into the chair - "#2 or #3?"


August 10th, 2021|

As a part of our recent northeast Georgia exploration, we visited Leslie, GA, the home of the world’s largest telephone museum! The museum is amazing and is, without question, the largest facility in Leslie and maybe in all of Sumter County.


August 3rd, 2021|

On our tour of southern Georgia, we visited the Andersonville Museum and Prison grounds.

The Ripple Effect Volume IX:

July 20th, 2021|

The summer of 1962, we traveled the hardware show circuit, and lived in hotels at the Crescent Tool’s expense.

What’s for Lunch?

July 13th, 2021|

Three years ago, Donna Lee and I went to Conyers, GA for a meeting with our new accountant Jimmy Warren. Conyers is about 10 miles from our town of Loganville, GA. We asked Jimmy’s receptionist where we could get a good seafood lunch.

I Quit!

July 6th, 2021|

Yesterday I went to my mechanic (who is trained but) a backyard type guy from Romania. I asked him if he had a ‘day job.’ He said when the pandemic hit, he got a job, and after the boss screamed at him twice, he left his keys on the desk and didn’t come back. When the boss asked him if he quit, he said ‘yea, I think so.’