My last 4 downloads from iTunes

“Tune Out” by The Format “London Rain” by We The Living “Irish Blood, English Heart” by Morrissey “Bleeding Love” by Leona Lewis All are solid.  Get ’em.

4 Phone Calls

Today, I could not access my site and some weird stuff was going on. I suspected the worst…that I had been hacked. I made 4 phone calls. Dane Sanders He is a smart guy, who is easy to contact, and is eager to help. Plus, he is a Pastor, and it never hurts to have […]

Books I am reading

Pontoon by Garrison Keillor – Not bad.  Funny at parts.  Clever.  He’s one of my favorite writers and I’ll read anything he writes.  This one isn’t one of his best. Bluebird Rising by John DeCure – just finished it.  This author writes good novels about a surfing lawyer living in the OC. unchristian by David […]

Questions to ask your parents

Have you done your estate planning…Wills, Trust, Power of Attorney for financial matters, Power of Attorney for Health Care? Where do you keep your original documents? Do you have a list of all of your bank accounts, investment accounts and retirement accounts? Have you designated who gets “specific gifts” (the things us kids will fight […]

When to review your estate plan

The family tree changes (marriages, births, deaths, divorce) Children turn 18 Starting a new business Changing jobs Entering Retirement Facing a serious illness Buying Life Insurance Moving out of California Purchasing real property or time shares Wanting to make charitable gifts Changing your mind about distributions Your Trustees/Executors/Guardians move away

6 Special girls

Abby Halen Kiera Larssen Malorie Taylor These 6 special girls make up The Bunnies. Twice a week, we get together to play soccer. Sometimes, I am the coach. Most of the time, the collective will of the girls is the coach. When we gather as a team, I enjoy being reminded that, often, the obvious […]