Lessons from Friends #7: Don’t Quit

I loved to swim. Competitively. My father was an athlete. He played football and basketball. Although he wasn’t a big guy, he had a competitive spirit and enjoyed the game. He thought I would enjoy football, and signed me up for a school …
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Lessons from Friends #5: Trust Your Gut

It was an honor when I grabbed the wing guidon from my boss and said, “Sir, I assume command!” I had been in the Air Force for 26 years and 15 moves. Married my soulmate. Had two great kids. One …
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Paul Tibbets Atomic Bomb

Lessons from Friends #2: Granddad

I didn’t know my Grandfather well growing up. He was busy running Executive Jet Aviation in Columbus, Ohio. We lived in Montgomery, AL. There was the occasional phone call on Christmas, a letter or two, but no real meaningful conversation. …
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