Life is an echo: the extraordinary Zig Ziglar

He lived well … Today I came across a Zig Ziglar quote that led me to Life is an echo. It is an excerpt from See you at the top. It was rejected by 30 different publishers before it went to print. The editors weren’t impressed with this humble salesperson. Before today, I knew very little about the history of […]

The rescue of NASCAR Jack Roush

It was Friday night, and Larry and Donna Hicks were about to catch the six o’clock news at their lakeside home in Palos Verdes Estates outside Troy, Alabama. Hicks was a 52-year-old retired sergeant major in the Marine Corps, now serving as a conservation officer for the state of Alabama. He’d gotten home from work half an hour earlier, and […]

Money Master – Jimmy Rogers

I have come into contact with this legendary investor several times in my life, including lunch or dinner here and there. First, we are dealing with a very intelligent man. Raised in Alabama to poor parents, he went to Yale on a scholarship and never looked back. At a very young age, in his 20s, he became a partner with […]

EPSDT Aging – Part VIII: Strategies

In the previous 7 posts, we took a closer look at what exactly is wrong with the system that forces children with disabilities covered by the Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program to become adults with disabilities. covered by .. nothing at all. Now is the time to see how those same families can find some […]

Actor Eric Sheffer Stevens: his training and his adaptation to acting in a soap opera

Actor Eric Sheffer Stevens (who played gay neurosurgeon Reid Oliver on the soap opera As the World Turns talks about his acting training in college. That training continued with private coaching, off-Broadway roles, graduate studies and even with his recurring role in the soap opera, where he exercised different acting muscles. Susan Dansby: Were you interested in acting as a […]

Apartments with no credit check in Birmingham, Alabama

First, know what you’re getting into when looking for apartments for rent in Birmingham, Alabama that don’t require a credit check. You may have a valid reason for bad credit, for example, you’ve been through tough times and are starting over with a great new job in Birmingham. In any case, it would be naive to think that apartment owners […]