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Growing up in in an urban neighborhood in a city that prides itself in its Western heritage, guns were everywhere. There were guns in nostalgic photographs, actors dressed as cowboys with guns hanging from their hips at every rodeo show, guns on the back of pickup trucks headed to the county for hunting, and guns […]
Growing up in Texas, I consider myself a Texan and not a Southerner. I was raised in Fort Worth, the “City Where the West Begins.” So my image of Texans centered on the rough and tough Wild West not the genteel cotillion throwing south. But, unbeknownst to me at the time, I was growing up […]
In honor of Black History Month, I think it is important to let people know that you do not have to be a woman, a minority, or a veteran to participate in many local, state, and federal diversity contract programs. Most local, state, and federal programs are not designed to simply set a set number […]
I live in Tarrant County, Texas, which is just west of the larger, better known, County of Dallas. I grew up in Tarrant County and returned after law school in DC simply because my mother was so in love with the place that she would not even consider having her ashes brought to any other […]
In this tough economy, I have seen hundreds of people venture into the world of work-at-home business opportunities that are hawked on every social media outlet on the Internet. Many people who have been lured into making a little extra money or starting their own business by offering work-at-home business opportunities to “friends, family, and […]
If you are like me, each day your email is flooded with invitations from marketing specialists, branding experts, and search engine optimization (SEO) gurus offering to show me the secrets to increasing your business revenues through the use of the Internet. While the terms “location, location, and location” once dominated most discussions on the cornerstones […]