Social Security Future

Will Social Security be around for your retirement years has been a question that many people have debated over the years. In my early years I was planning on it not being around and trying to save enough money so that if I did get any money from Social Security that it would be a […]

Do you have Real Friends or Social Friends

What is a true friend? What is a real friend? With social media it can seem like a person has a lot of friends. Just think of the friends or followers you have on Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, Twitter, Tumblr and Linkedln. I know if I would add them all up I would be over […]

August 2018 and Financial and Goals

School time is here in Arizona. The Boys started school on the 8th. They still wish they didn’t start till September like their cousins do back in Minnesota. Seth starts school later this year so our schedules are way different than before. Now Logan gets out of school an hour earlier than Seth. Seth is […]

Happy Mind = Happy Life – 10 thoughts

Shift your Mind to Happiness. Worry or negative influences won’t make a challenge go away. Life happens whether you like it or not. You can’t control life but you can control your own happiness. You can go crazy trying to entertain others so they are happy, but yet that is their job. Most people don’t […]

July 2018 and Financial and Goals

Last year we were in Minnesota for a few weeks. This year we were traveling with to California with Mom, Katrina and Abbie down for part of the month. I keep hearing from friends that don’t live in Arizona that say “The Heat down there looks terrible”. I still say the Arizona Dry Heat of […]

June 2018 and Financial and Goals

June was a memorable month for sure. We took our best vacation yet and also had Mom, Katrina and Abbie down for part of the month. I don’t have any exact data to give you on the Arizona heat but I would guess this was the hottest month of the year so far. The girls […]

Girls Fun Times at the Pool 2018

The kids would go to this Pool almost everyday they were here visiting us from Minnesota. It has diving boards and also a big slide as you can see in the photos. We all had a great time. Water feels good also with the hot afternoon temps. Let me know your thoughts about this blog […]

Are your Kids in your Will

This may be a tough topic to talk about for some parents with kids. Some people may have not ever thought about not putting your kids in their Will. But their may be good reasons why some kids may not be in their parents will. I recently read about Shaq and his kids. He said […]

May 2018 and Financial and Goals

  May was a wild ride for sure. We did a bunch of fun stuff this month. But we had no rain again. We haven’t had rain here in Arizona since our relatives were here back in March. Hopefully we will get some soon. Our water bill is a rising with me watering our trees […]

Johnson Ranch Golf 2018

—- The Golf Club at Johnson Ranch is a fun place to play golf. It is quite a drive from our house in Mesa but well worth it as you can see in the above video. I played with Tony, Alex and Neal. Neal was my partner and we lost by just one skin. Another […]