12/25/14

Jesus, Is Just All Right With Me — You?

Big Red Car here. Merry Christmas! It is 50F here in the ATX with a high forecast of 65F, the Big Red Car’s idea of Christmas weather and you?

Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, a well known carpenter from Nazareth. It is said He never had to measure twice to cut once as He got it right the first time. If you have ever had any dealings with carpenters, then you can truly appreciate the holiness of this talent. Continue reading

09/9/13

Maybe We Should Check With Susan Rice?

Big Red Car here.  Sometimes things are so silly you just have to pinch yourself to make sure that what you think you have heard is exactly what you heard.

Today, the White House schedule former Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice — now the President’s National Security Adviser — to brief Congress on what is happening in Syria.  Huh?

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05/7/13

Do not piss on my fire

Big Red Car here.  Nice cool morning here in the ATX.  Yesterday I was fibbing about the quality of the day — it was cloudy.  Too much Chamber of Commerce for the Big Red Car, sorry.

So this morning The Boss is out with one of his CEOs talking him down off the ledge.  CEOs allow themselves to get a bit exercised sometimes and need a bit of tough love to get them back into the traces.

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01/13/13

George Washington — the ultimate crisis leader

Big Red Car here.  Nice sunny day, cold, here in the ATX.

The Boss was up before dawn and had his breakfast and was hard at work on a new deal he is working on.  An exciting new startup business.  Which brought me to the notion of leadership and, in particular, leadership in a crisis

I have often heard The Boss speak of his admiration for George Washington and his leadership — crisis leadership — in the Battle of Trenton. Continue reading

01/12/13

Big Red Rules

Big Red Car here.  The Boss is out drinking coffee early this morning.  He loves the 7:00 AM meeting at Austin Java.  He gets a 3-shot cappuccino and is wired for the rest of the morning.

Me, you ask, I am in the driveway with my top up because it is cloudy and a bit rainy.  Rats.  But you have to follow the rules.  Speaking of rules, I have some of my own that I call the Big Red Rules.

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12/30/12

Gun Regulation — or why you just cannot trust the liberals in America

Big Red Car here.

Hope you are getting ready for a nice New Years Eve holiday or at least a bit of the bubbly and a holiday spirit.  Have one on me and Happy New Year!

Be good to yourselves, you deserve it.

Well, I had hoped that The Boss would not get involved in the gun debate but I also wanted a white Christmas in Austin.  Not going to happen.  Either one.  So let me see if I can get his views down in print correctly.

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