DOGS! There have always been dogs on our ranch. There have always been dogs at our family reunions. Dogs are a part of our families. We All love our dogs!!!! Every dog has a unique personality and seems to epitomize a specific “human” characteristic. No matter what, dogs express love. They love you, no matter…

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The Jameson Ranch is nestled in the foothills of the Arbuckle Mountains in southern Oklahoma near the town of Davis. This ranch was established in 1945 by John’s grandparents; Chester Houston Jameson, and Jean Jameson.   John’s parents, Roger and Dorothy Jameson cleared the land, built fences, and worked diligently to make it into a working…

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I’ve come to learn that fishing is much more than casting a line from a pole into a body of water in order to snag various kinds of fish and bring them to the surface for one of two purposes: to be tossed back carefully into the water or to be brought to the shore…

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Today is my Mother’s birthday. She transitioned to her eternal state of being in 1991. Twenty five years ago! I can hardly believe it has been that long since she passed. She died from complications following surgery. She was younger when she passed than I am today. She died much too young. My mother was…

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Fun. Sun. Love. Now, that describes a great family vacation. One of my goals when I began to work outside of the home was to generate enough income to take our kids on vacations—and to create memories. When our son was 12 and our daughter was 8, we began our tradition of a yearly vacation.…

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As I continue this series of blogs on what I call TRUISMS, I realize how many of these TRUISMS, I have learned from people who have influenced my life and my business. I’m grateful that those “influencers” have been wise and good. My life is better because of our interactions. This blog is entitled, Lavish…

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How you communicate makes all the difference in the world. You can say something one way and get a positive response and say something another way and get a negative response. In my last blog, I addressed this “truism” as it relates to your work environment with co-workers or employees and with clients. Now, let’s…

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Every year between Christmas and New Year’s Day, my granddaughter, Lauren, and her friend come to the ranch to spend a wonderful week of quality time together with “GiGi” (that’s me).   I love this time we have together. They are horse lovers (as am I), so we feed, groom, ride, and care for our horses…

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I just wrote a blog in the past weeks that focused on pre-blocking as a time management principle and as a stress control methodology.  One of the brief examples I used was pre-blocking time with your kids.  So, I decided this was so important that I would carry this forward into this blog on parenting.…

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