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F.I.E.S.T.A.

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We are looking forward to a great Fiesta 2012! And just in time, too.  The San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau website tells us that Fiesta 2012 officially starts tomorrow!  It’s that time again.  Time to try - however hard it may be - to pace ourselves so that we can enjoy the next ten or eleven days....


If our past Fiesta experiences have taught us anything, it’s that we can’t do it all.  It’s not humanly possible.  There are so many events on the schedule every day.  We have a lot of friends who take off work several days so that they can “work it” during Fiesta.  

One of the many, many wonderful things we love about this time of year is getting to run into friends - old and new - all over town at all kinds of events.  Usually at NIOSA, Mr. Beers and I will get to reconnect with folks we may not have seen since last Fiesta.  At other Fiesta events we may get to meet folks from out of town and enjoy their company over a couple of beers in plastic cups...


A long time ago, the ye…

Getting Things Done

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This past weekend Mr. Beers and Mr. Bobo each made a personal To-Do list. That’s nothing new for Mr. Beers. His lists are legendary. Wayne enjoys making the lists,  as well as doing things on the list, and then showing me the list in progress... Generally speaking, lists are great tools that help keep us focused when we have more than one less-than-fun task or chore to accomplish. Lists have helped people stay on track for ages - but just here lately some of Mr. Beers favorite discoveries about his fancy android phone and his even fancier iPad were that there are newfangled ways to make those precious lists! Mr. Bobo, on the other hand,  is not so enthusiastic about lists. While Mr. Beers enjoys checking things off his lists and feeling the sense of success of getting things done (snide superiority), I need my simple crazy handwritten little list just to keep me from forgetting to go to the dry cleaners. This weekend I was able to remember - with the help of a list - to take out the …